Minestrone Soup

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Recipe of the Week: Minestrone Soup

  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • ½ cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup whole wheat pasta, uncooked
  • 15-ounce can white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 15-ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Saute the vegetables in the oil until crisp tender. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes or until noodles and vegetables reach the desired tenderness.

Estimated nutritional information (per serving): 205 calories, 4g fat, 37g carbs, 9g protein, 742mg sodium

Nutrition Goal of the Week: Eat at least 3 cups of veggies every day.

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