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

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.