Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mixed frozen vegetables
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 15 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth (or 2 bouillon cups + 2 cups water)
  • 7.5 ounce can of kidney beans
  • 1/2 cups dry whole grain macaroni noodles
  • 1/2 large onion

Materials

  • Large pot
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring cups
  • Can opener
  • Knife

Directions

  1. Wash hands.
  2. Rinse can and open beans.
  3. Drain beans and rinse until water is clear.
  4. Wash celery and onion. Pat dry.
  5. Chop celery stalk and onion into small pieces.
  6. Add all ingredients into pot.
  7. Bring to a boil.
  8. Cover pot and reduce heat.
  9. Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes until pasta is cooked.
  10. Spoon into bowls and enjoy.
  11. Refrigerate leftovers for up to 4 days.

Serves 4

Nutrition highlights

  • Includes whole grains
  • Includes fruits and vegetables
  • A good source of iron
  • No added sugars