Quick & Easy Minestrone

Quick & Easy Minestrone

  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cans (15 ounces) beans, rinsed and drained (kidney, great northern, garbanzo, etc.)
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup small pasta (shells, macaroni, etc.)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes, Italian or regular, undrained
  1. Stir together broth, beans, vegetables, onion, pasta, and basil in a large saucepan
  2. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, or until pasta is tender
  3. 3. Stir in tomatoes and heat through.
    Makes 10 servings.

If you are out of vegetable broth, make your own using 1 tablespoon of Chicken Style Seasoning per cup of water. My favorite is from Vegetarian Express.