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Microwave Minestrone

This healthy soup is made with a variety of vegetables and some pasta. It's a great appetizer or perfect to eat during the cold weather. 

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5
Servings
422
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup sliced carrots
  • 1 Cup sliced celery
  • 1 Cup zucchini
  • 1/2 Cup diced sweet yellow pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon California Olive Ranch® Olive Oil
  • 15 Ounces cannellini or white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 14 1/2 Ounces beef broth
  • 1 Cup medium pasta shells, cooked and drained
  • 1 Teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a 2-quart microwave-safe bowl, combine the carrots, celery, zucchini, yellow pepper, and onion.

Drizzle with oil; toss to coat.

Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Cover and cook on high for 9-11 minutes.

Nutritional Facts
Servings5
Calories Per Serving422
Total Fat4g6%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated0.6g3.1%
Protein25g51%
Carbs73g24%
Vitamin A212µg24%
Vitamin B60.5mg26.8%
Vitamin C28mg47%
Vitamin E0.9mg4.4%
Vitamin K31µg38%
Calcium161mg16%
Fiber24g94%
Folate (food)364µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)364µg91%
Iron8mg44%
Magnesium149mg37%
Monounsaturated2gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg17%
Phosphorus441mg63%
Polyunsaturated0.9gN/A
Potassium1636mg47%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg19.5%
Sodium453mg19%
Thiamin (B1)0.5mg35.8%
Zinc3mg20%