Garden Patch Minestrone

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 7

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium zucchini or yellow summer squash, cut in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1
box Hamburger Helper™ beef pasta
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ cannellini or dark red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
5
cups hot water

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In 5-quart Dutch oven or stockpot, heat oil over medium heat. Add carrots, celery, onion and garlic; cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are almost tender.
  • 2 Stir in zucchini, basil, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box), beans, tomatoes and hot water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender.

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Tips

Expert Tips

No fresh basil? Stir in about 4 teaspoons dried basil leaves or Italian seasoning.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
780mg
32%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
19%
Sugars
6g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.