Quick Minestrone Recipe

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Quick Minestrone

Janice Webb

By
@larkspur4000

This is a quick, easy and tasty dinner.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

28 oz
tomatoes, canned italian-style and diced
2 c
water
1 can(s)
garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 c
dried rigatoni or penne pasta
1 c
low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
3/4 c
chopped yellow sweet pepper
2 tsp
italian seasoning
2-3 c
baby spinach
shaved parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a Dutch Oven combine tomatoes, water, garbanzo beans, pasta, broth, sweet pepper and Italian seasoning.
2
Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 10 minutes or until pasta is just tender, stirring occasionally.
3
Stir spinach into soup.
4
If desired, top ladled soup with shaved Parmesan cheese.
5
TIP: For a heartier version of this soup, substitute browned Italian Sausage or cut-up cooked chicken for the garbanzo beans. Vary the greens by swapping chopped fresh chard or kale for the spinach.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #minestrone