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 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

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.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1190mg
1190%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
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.