Minestrone Soup with Pesto and Cheese Flatbread

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13Ingredients
380Calories
35Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion (small, finely chopped)
  • 1 medium carrot (finely chopped)
  • 2 celery stalks (finely chopped)
  • 1 medium zucchini (finely chopped)
  • 1 slice bacon (finely chopped)
  • 3 cans tomato soup (10 oz each reduced sodium)
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup elbow macaroni (or ditalini pasta)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 flatbread (cut into 3/4-inch strips)
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (grated)

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir for 2 mins or until soft. Add carrot, celery, zucchini and bacon; cook and stir for 4-5 mins or until almost tender. Add soup and stock. Bring to a boil. Add pasta. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10-12 mins or until pasta is tender. Remove from heat. Stir in parsley.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the broiler to high. Place flatbread on a baking pan; spray with no stick cooking spray. Broil for 1 min or until lightly toasted. Spread with pesto; sprinkle with cheese. Broil for 2-3 mins or until cheese is golden brown and melted.
  3. Ladle soup into bowls. Serve with flatbread.
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NutritionView more

380Calories
Sodium50%DV1210mg
Fat20%DV13g
Protein31%DV16g
Carbs17%DV50g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories380Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat13g20%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium1210mg50%
Potassium830mg24%
Protein16g31%
Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate50g17%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars18g36%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

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

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