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Minestrone Vegetable Soup (3655 hits)

Number of servings: 4

Calories per serving: 421

Preparation time: 15 min

Total time: 35 min

Nonstick cooking spray

1 tbsp olive oil

1⁄2 cup chopped onion

3 minced garlic cloves

2 cups water

2 cups green beans, cut into 1-inch lengths

1 cup thinly sliced carrots

2 oz medium pasta shells

1 (15-oz) can low-sodium garbanzo beans, drained

1 (15-oz) can low-sodium kidney beans, drained

1 (8-oz) can tomato sauce, no salt added

1 (14 1⁄2-oz) can diced tomatoes, Italian style

1⁄2 tsp onion powder

1⁄2 tsp salt-free Mrs. Dash† Original Blend Seasoning

1 tsp basil

1 tsp oregano

1⁄2 cup Parmesan cheese

*Nutrition values are estimates. Actual nutrition values may vary depending on specific types and amounts of ingredients used.

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1. Spray a large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Place the saucepan over medium-high heat and add olive oil. When hot, add the onion and garlic and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.

2. Add water, green beans, carrots, pasta, beans, tomato sauce, tomatoes, onion powder, salt-free seasoning, basil, and oregano.

3. Bring to a boil. Cover. Reduce heat to simmer and cook 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

4. Top each serving with cheese.

Makes 4 servings.

†Other brands listed are the trademarks of their respective owners and are not trademarks of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Posted By: Elynor Moss
Tuesday, January 17th 2017 at 1:45PM
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Did you know there's a dairy-free parmesan cheese? It's made of cashews and onion sea salt. That's all. For cashew parmesan cheese, put 1/2 cup cashews and 1/4 teaspoon of onion sea salt in a blender, food processor or nut chopper and process until crumbled parmesan cheese is achieved. Don't overprocess or the mixture will turn into cashew butter. Taste and add more salt if needed. Use on spaghetti, the minestrone recipe, and other pasta dishes. For more dairy-free ingredients please visit http://www.sojourntohealthyeating.com or http://www.sojourntohonduras.com
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