Slow-Cooker Minestrone Stew

Turn on the slow cooker in the morning and later on enjoy a hearty minestrone stew with our Progresso® Vegetable Classics garden vegetable soup, turkey Italian sausage, gluten-free macaroni and other good things.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
package (19.5 oz) gluten-free sweet Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
2
cans (18 oz each) Progresso® Vegetable Classics garden vegetable soup
1
can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (6 oz) tomato paste
1
teaspoon gluten-free Italian seasoning
1
cup uncooked gluten-free elbow macaroni (about 4 oz)
1/2
cup gluten-free shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix sausage and all remaining ingredients except macaroni and cheese.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours.
  • 3 Stir macaroni into slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 20 minutes longer or until macaroni is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1190mg
    1190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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