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Classic Italian Minestrone Soup

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Létourneau: "The best italian soup on a winter’s day!!!" Read More
24Ingredients
15Minutes
470Calories
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Ingredients

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8 SERVINGS
  • 1/2 cup olive oil (plus ½ stick, 4 oz. high quality butter, which Northern Italians cook with alongside olive oil for a more rich, deeper flavor)
  • 5 cloves garlic (4 -,large, minced)
  • 1 onion (preferably sweet, such as Vidialia, diced)
  • 8 ounces diced pancetta (4 -, If vegetarian, do not include [pancetta)
  • 3 carrots (cleaned and diced/sliced pancetta)
  • 2 stalks celery (plus its flavor-filled leaves, cleaned and diced/sliced)
  • 1 cup fresh green beans (cut up into ½" pieces)
  • 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes (2 cans, imported Italian, San Marzano's, OR better yet, use the same amount of garden-fresh, home-grown tomatoes, if you have some on hand)
  • 2 idaho potatoes (cut into chunks about ¼" thick)
  • 1 zucchini (diced with skin left on)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh spinach (or swiss chard, chopped)
  • 1 cup cabbage (fresh, chopped)
  • 1 can cannellini beans (drained and rinsed well)
  • 1 can red kidney beans (dark, drained and rinsed well)
  • 1 can garbanzo beans (drained and rinsed well)
  • 6 cups water (4 -, or homemade vegetable or chicken broth)
  • 1 bunch Italian parsley (stems removed and chopped, makes about 1 cup)
  • 1 chunk Parmesan (big, rind)
  • 1 tablespoon sage (freshly-diced)
  • salt (freshly cracked)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • 1 cup pasta (tubular, ditalini)
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (dried, optional)
  • freshly grated Parmesan (for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    470Calories
    Sodium29% DV700mg
    Fat28% DV18g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs20% DV61g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories470Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol15mg5%
    Sodium700mg29%
    Potassium1380mg39%
    Protein23g45%
    Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate61g20%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A110%
    Vitamin C120%
    Calcium15%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(2)

    Létourneau 2 years ago
    The best italian soup on a winter’s day!!!
    Cheryl Blockus 3 years ago
    The best. Lots of work, but, well worth it.

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