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Slow-Cooker Veggie Lover’s Minestrone

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 7 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8

Looking for an Italian slow cooked dinner using veggies and pasta? Then try this meatless minestrone soup featuring Muir Glen® tomatoes and beans. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
carton (32 oz) vegetable broth (4 cups)
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
box (9 oz) frozen baby lima beans, thawed
2
medium onions, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2
medium carrots, chopped (3/4 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 1/2
cups uncooked rotini pasta (4 1/2 oz)
1
medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces
1
medium yellow summer squash, cut in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces
1
container (7 oz) refrigerated basil pesto
1/2
cup shaved Parmesan cheese (2 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix broth, tomatoes, lima beans, onions, carrots, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours. Stir in pasta, zucchini and yellow squash. Cover; cook 1 hour longer or until vegetables are tender. Top individual servings with pesto and cheese.

Expert Tips

  • The basil pesto and Parmesan cheese elevate this soup to another level of flavor. Don't skip it!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
0%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
0%
Sodium
1240mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
0%
Dietary Fiber
5g
0%
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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