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Minestrone Soup

I am in love with anything Italian, especially its cuisine and this hearty vegetable minestrone soup is just delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5
Calories: 266
Author: Julia

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Pour a generous amount of olive oil in a large pot. While the oil is heating up, dice the onion. Add it in the pot. Cover with a lid and sweat for about 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Wash, peel and cut carrots & celery sticks. Add them to the pan. Stir occasionally.
  • Wash and separate kale leaves and cut out the hard middle parts. Cut the kale leaves into thin strips and add to the pot. Add 2 cans of chopped tomatoes, 2 bay leaves, 1 liter of water and a stock cube. Season with salt (1 tea spoon). Simmer for 20 minutes. Taste, add more salt if necessary.
  • Now add cannelloni beans. Simmer until the vegetables are cooked to your liking. At last add small pasta shapes and cook until they are ready. Turn off the heat.
  • Serve in a bowl topped with generous amount of Parmesan cheese, extra virgin olive oil and some basil leaves. This soup is really nice with a slice of warm buttered toast.

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    Nutrition Facts
    Minestrone Soup
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 266 Calories from Fat 45
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 5g8%
    Saturated Fat 1g6%
    Cholesterol 5mg2%
    Sodium 576mg25%
    Potassium 1094mg31%
    Carbohydrates 44g15%
    Fiber 8g33%
    Sugar 10g11%
    Protein 14g28%
    Vitamin A 5730IU115%
    Vitamin C 32.2mg39%
    Calcium 250mg25%
    Iron 5mg28%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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