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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
1300Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 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 (minced)
  • 2 onions (preferably sweet, such as Vidialia, diced)
  • 4 carrots (cleaned and diced/sliced)
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 1/2 cups leaves
  • 2 cups fresh green beans (cut up into ½" pieces)
  • 14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes (imported Italian, San Marzano's are the best)
  • tomatoes (OR better yet, use the same amount of garden-fresh, home-grown, if you have on hand)
  • 3 idaho potatoes (cut into chunks about ¼" thick)
  • 2 zucchini (diced with skin left on)
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh spinach (or swiss chard, chopped)
  • 2 cups 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)
  • 8 cups water (or homemade vegetable or chicken broth)
  • 1 chunk Parmesan (rind)
  • 1 tablespoon sage (freshly-diced)
  • pepper
  • salt
  • 1 1/2 cups pasta (tubular, ditalini)
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (dried)
  • grated Parmesan cheese (freshly, for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    1300Calories
    Sodium20% DV480mg
    Fat60% DV39g
    Protein106% DV54g
    Carbs67% DV201g
    Fiber140% DV35g
    Calories1300Calories from Fat350
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat39g60%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol<5mg2%
    Sodium480mg20%
    Potassium4000mg114%
    Protein54g106%
    Calories from Fat350
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate201g67%
    Dietary Fiber35g140%
    Sugars30g60%
    Vitamin A300%
    Vitamin C320%
    Calcium45%
    Iron100%

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

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