Minestrone Soup for a Crowd

Minestrone Soup for a Crowd

Touchdown! A meatless yet hearty soup for your football friends.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

servings

2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
small zucchini, chopped (2 cups)
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
2
medium celery stalks, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth (4 cups) or 4 cups water
4
cups tomato juice
1
cup dry red wine or water
1
tablespoon dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups uncooked rotini, mostaccioli and shell pasta mixture
  1. Spray 8-quart nonstick Dutch oven with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Add garlic and onion; cook about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients except pasta. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 45 minutes.
  3. Heat to boiling. Stir in pasta. Return to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 10 to 15 minutes or until pasta is tender.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
This soup goes great with focaccia and sliced cheese. Then for dessert, spumoni ice cream and Betty Crocker® brownies.
Special Touch
Enjoy with ready-made pesto and grated Parmesan cheese from the dairy or deli section of your grocery store.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 10 ),
  • Total Fat 1 g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 950 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3 g,
  • Protein 6 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.