This delicious Minestrone Soup is rich, hearty, and filling.

Minestrone Soup

This thick, rich, and filling Minestrone Soup is chock full of vegetables.  Tomatoes, Italian seasonings, and beans are the stars of this soup, but unlike most traditional minestrone soups, this one uses potatoes in place of the usual pasta.  This delicious and filling soup will definitely be making another appearance on our dinner table.

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Minestrone Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 8
 
This simple and delicious Minestrone soup is gluten free thanks to the swap of potatoes in place of the usual pasta. Hearty, filling, and rich, this soup will become a family favorite.
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 (15oz) cans diced tomatoes with Italian seasonings
  • 2 (15oz) cans Cannellini or Garbanzo beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ¾ cup chopped sweet or bell peppers
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 1 (15oz) can vegetable broth (can use chicken broth for a non-vegan version)
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1½ cups chopped potatoes
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
Instructions
  1. Chop all vegetables and set aside, keeping onions and garlic separated from the others.
  2. Heat oil in bottom of a large pot or dutch oven.
  3. Saute onion and garlic until onion becomes translucent, being careful that the garlic doesn't burn.
  4. Add tomatoes, beans, Italian seasoning, basil, and garlic.
  5. Stir well to combine then add peppers, carrots, vegetable broth, water, and potatoes.
  6. Mix well to incorporate everything into the soup.
  7. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat, and allow to simmer for 20 - 30 minutes or until potatoes are fully cooked.
  8. Add spinach, cover again, and allow spinach to wilt
  9. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 323
% Daily Value
Total Fat 5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat 10.8g
4%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 1mg
0.5%
Sodium 204mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates 53.1g
17%
Dietary Fiber 19.8g
79%
Sugars 6.1g
Protein 19.3g
Vitamin A 62%
Vitamin C 79%
Calcium 13%
Iron 36%

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