Enjoy veggies and warm pasta in this slow-cooker Minestrone Soup! Prepare this vegetarian version of an Italian classic for a dish everyone will love!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
1 onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 carrot, peeled, chopped
1 can (19 oz.) red kidney beans, rinsed
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cans (14-1/2 oz. each) vegetable broth
2 cups water
1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
1-1/2 cups small pasta shells, uncooked
1/2 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions, celery and carrots; cook 2 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Pour into slow cooker. Add beans, tomatoes, broth, water and seasoning; stir. Cover with lid.
Cook on LOW 6 hours (or on HIGH 3 hours).
Stir in macaroni; cook 10 to 15 min. or until macaroni is tender. Top with cheese just before serving.
Serve with crusty bread and a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing.
Prepare using canned white beans or chickpeas (garbanzo beans).
Prepare using fat-free reduced-sodium beef or chicken broth.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fibers 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, about 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.