Minestrone Soup

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  • Ingredients

    1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil 
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 
    1 bag (16 oz) Green Giant™ Fresh Minestrone Soup Blend 
    3/4 tsp dried oregano leaves 
    3/4 tsp dried basil leaves 
    1/2 tsp salt 
    3/4 tsp pepper 
    1 can (15 oz) no salt added diced tomatoes, undrained 
    1 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 
    1 cup water 
    1 can (15 oz) red kidney beans, drained, rinsed 
    1/3 cup uncooked macaroni 
    1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 
    1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves 
     

  • Directions

    1. In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Add soup blend; cook 6-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables begin to soften. Stir in oregano, basil, salt and pepper; cook 3 minutes longer.  
    2. Add tomatoes, broth and water; heat to boiling. Stir in beans and macaroni; cook about 10 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Serve soup topped with Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh basil leaves. 

  • Nutrition Facts

  • 5 servings (1 cup each)
    

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