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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup


  • 1 Tbsp. Canola Oil
  • 1 Large Onion, chopped
  • 2 Stalks of Celery, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 8 Cups Low Sodium Vegetable or Chicken Broth
  • 1 Can (28 Oz.) Diced Tomatoes
  • 2 Cans (15 Oz.) of Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Pasta, dry (Try elbow noodles or small shells)
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, add in oil, chopped onion and celery. Saute for 3-4 minutes until tender. Add in garlic powder, broth, diced tomatoes, beans, dry pasta, Italian seasoning as well as salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  2. Once the soup is boiling, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 15-20 minutes until pasta is al dente.


Dietitian's Tip: Serve with a side of fresh fruit and a whole grain dinner roll for a complete meal.

Recipe provided by Reach Up Head Start, Early Head Start. Get more recipes here.