Hearty Minestrone

Hearty Minestrone Hearty Minestrone Make it a perfectly balanced plate: Serve with 1 whole grain roll.
Make it a perfectly balanced plate: Serve with 1 whole grain roll.
  • null min prep
  • 20 minutes
  • 270 calories
  • $2.08
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients


Makes: 4 servings
  • 1/2 C (125 ml) uncooked small shell pasta
  • 3 C (750 ml) hot water or broth
  • 1 pkg Hearty Minestrone Seasoning (3 pkg)
  • 1 can (28 oz/796 ml) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 ml) lentils
  • 1 1/2 C (375 ml) frozen mixed vegetables, your choice
  • Toppings (optional): Pesto or chopped fresh basil

Preparation


 
  • In a large sauté pan over high heat, combine pasta and hot water.
  • Stir in seasoning and diced tomatoes. Cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer uncovered for 10 min.
  • Meanwhile, drain and rinse lentils. Stir into soup with mixed vegetables.
  • Simmer 3 min. Serve with pesto, if desired.

Tip


 

Recipe tip: Replace lentils with white beans or cooked ground meat.

Nutritional Serving Size Per serving:
Calories 270
Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Transfat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 440 mg
Carbohydrates 49 g
Fibre 17 g
Sugar 8 g
Protein 17 g

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Hearty Minestrone Seasoning (3 pkg)