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Minestrone soup in a bowl with a wooden spoon

MINESTRONE SOUP

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 7
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Shannon Johanson
Homemade Minestrone Soup is the ultimate combination of hearty vegetables, white rice, beans, and pasta topped off with freshly grated Parmesan cheese made in one pot in just 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 1 cup zucchini diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup green beans drained
  • 1 15 oz can red kidney beans drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn you can also use canned corn-drained
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup tubular pasta
  • 1 cup frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • Parmesan cheese to garnish

Instructions

  • In a large stockpot over medium heat pour in olive oil. Add diced carrots, onions, celery, zucchini, and minced garlic. Cook for 3 minutes or until vegetables are just tender.
  • Stir in green beans, kidney beans, corn, oregano, basil, garlic salt, onion powder and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  • Pour in vegetable stock, diced tomatoes (with juices) tomato paste, pasta, spinach, and cooked rice. Mix and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook 10 minutes, or until pasta is cooked.
  • Serve warm and garnish with freshly grated parmesan cheese

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1369mg | Potassium: 495mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3760IU | Vitamin C: 11.4mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1.6mg