Slow-Cooker Minestrone Stew

Slow-Cooker Minestrone Stew

Turn on the slow cooker in the morning and later on enjoy a hearty minestrone stew with our Progresso® Vegetable Classics garden vegetable soup, turkey Italian sausage, gluten-free macaroni and other good things.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

6:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1
package (19.5 oz) gluten-free sweet Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
2
cans (18 oz each) Progresso® Vegetable Classics garden vegetable soup
1
can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (6 oz) tomato paste
1
teaspoon gluten-free Italian seasoning
1
cup uncooked gluten-free elbow macaroni (about 4 oz)
1/2
cup gluten-free shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
  1. In 12-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix sausage and all remaining ingredients except macaroni and cheese.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours.
  3. Stir macaroni into slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 20 minutes longer or until macaroni is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 8 servings
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 1190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.