ONE MORE CLASSIC MINESTRONE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This is a very healthy soup and great for cool weather. It's low in calories and saturated fat with lots of protein. Don't tell them it's good for them!
Recipe & photo: prevention.com


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

6 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

2 can(s)
(14.5 oz.ea.) reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 can(s)
(15 oz.) red kidney beans, drained
1 can(s)
(15 oz.) canellini beans, drained
2 can(s)
(14.5 oz.ea.) diced tomatoes
6
carrots, thinly sliced
1 bunch
scallions, sliced
3/4 tsp
italian seasoning
1 pkg
(12 oz.) rotini
1 pkg
(10 oz.) frozen spinach, thawed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place broth, beans, tomatoes (with juice), carrots, scallions, and Italian seasoning in slow cooker. Stir to combine.
2
Cover and cook on LOW setting for 4 to 6 hours.
3
When soup is almost ready, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and add to cooker with spinach; stir.
4
Cover and cook another 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #iron, #hearty, #Vitamins, #zinc