Minestrone Soup

  • Cooking time50
  • Prep time15
  • Servings8
recipe image Minestrone Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. Becel® Original margarine
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (796 mL.) crushed tomatoes
  • 4 cups reduced sodium beef broth
  • 1.5 cups shredded cabbage
  • 0.25 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1.5 tsp. dried basil
  • 1.5 tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1 cup small uncooked pasta shells
  • 1 can (540 mL) kidney beans, chick peas or black beans, rinsed and drained

  • Calories210
  • Total Fat2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat0 g
  • Trans Fat0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat0.5 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Sodium400 mg
  • Total Carbs37 g
  • Dietary Fiber10 g
  • Sugars3 g
  • Protein11 g
  • Calcium6 %
  • Iron10 %
  • Omega-30 g
  • Omega-60 g
  • Vitamin C35 %
  • Vitamin A15 %

Instructions

Melt Becel® Original margarine over medium in large saucepan and cook onion, celery, carrots and garlic, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, broth, cabbage, parsley, basil and oregano. Simmer covered 20 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients and cook, stirring frequently, until pasta is tender, about 20 minutes.