Two-Bean Minestrone

Enjoy this two bean soup that's made using Progresso® chicken broth and Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ mixed vegetables - slow-cooked for a comforting dinner at home!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ dark red kidney beans, drained
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
1
can (11.5 oz) vegetable juice
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup uncooked elbow macaroni
6
teaspoons refrigerated basil pesto (from 7-oz container)
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix all ingredients except macaroni and pesto in cooker.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Stir in macaroni. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 15 minutes longer or until macaroni is tender. Top each serving with 1 teaspoon of pesto.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    720mg
    720%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    58g
    58%
    (Dietary Fiber
    13g
    13%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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