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A close up of a bowl of easy minestrone soup with cheese, spoons and dried herbs off to the side.

Easy Minestrone Soup

4.85 from 26 votes
Easy Minestrone Soup is the perfect cozy, healthy dinner! Vegetarian, gluten free, and vegan - it's delicious and done in under 30 minutes!
WW Freestyle Points 4
Prep Time : 10 minutes
Cook Time : 20 minutes
Total Time : 30 minutes
Serves : 6 people
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Ingredients

Instructions

Stove Top Instructions

  • In a large pot, sauté onions, garlic, carrots and celery in olive oil over medium heat for about 10 minutes until translucent.
  • While vegetables are cooking, drain + rinse beans.
  • Add tomato sauce, spices, stock and water to the pot, bring to a boil. If you’re using a parmesan cheese rind, add it now.
  • Once soup is boiling, add raw pasta. Cook uncovered until pasta is al dente, about 7-8 minutes (depending on pasta directions). Do NOT overcook the pasta, because it will continue to cook slightly after you take it off the heat
  • Once pasta is cooked, stir in cooked beans and raw spinach. Serve + enjoy!
  • Notes: the pasta will absorb a significant amount of the liquid. Add more broth if you like a thinner soup

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Sauté onion, carrot, celery and garlic on regular sauté for about 2 minutes.
  • While vegetables are cooking, drain + rinse beans.
  • Add in the spices, water and broth. Pour the tomatoes on top. Do not stir it.
  • Cook on high pressure for 3 minutes and do a quick release.
  • While soup cooks, boil a separate pot of water and cook your pasta. Do not cook your pasta In the instant pot with everything else, it will over cook.
  • Once pressure has been released, stir in cooked beans, raw spinach, pasta and serve!

Crockpot Instructions

  • In a large pot, sauté onions, garlic, celery and carrots in olive oil over medium heat for about 10 minutes until translucent. Add to crockpot base.
  • While vegetables are cooking, drain + rinse beans.
  • Add tomato sauce, spices, stock and water. Stir and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  • 10 minutes before serving, stir in raw pasta. Cover and set to high. Your pasta may need 5-10 more minutes depending on cook time.
  • When ready to serve, stir in cooked beans and raw spinach.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Easy Minestrone Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (2 cups))
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Sodium 303mg13%
Potassium 886mg25%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 5150IU103%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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