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Italian Minestrone Dave's Vegetarian Soup

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This video shows how to make a completely vegetarian, rich and HEARTY SOUP. You will love to eat any time. enjoy it.
  Beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Cooked pasta 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Squash 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Onion 1⁄4 , chopped
  Tomatoes 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely
  Carrot 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  V8 juice 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Tomato sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Italian seasoning 1 Teaspoon (dave's)
  Fresh herbs 1⁄6 Cup (2.67 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, mince
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon

1. Soak the beans overnight and drain well. Set aside.

2. In a pressure cooker, add beans with water and cook for 8 minutes.
3. In a pan over medium heat, add olive oil. Saute onion and add garlic, Italian seasonings, salt and pepper.
4. Add in the squash, bell pepper, tomatoes, carrot and stir fry for a few minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
5. Open the pressure cooker, add vegetable mixture and mix well. Add in the v8 juice, tomato past, tomato sauce, vegetable broth and pasta.
6. Pour water, bring everything to a boil, then cook for 8 minutes.
7. Cover the cooker and simmer for 20 minutes.
8. Remove from the heat and transfer to a bowl. Garnish with parmesan cheese, fresh herbs.

9. Serve the Italian Minestrone with croutons or sandwich.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Italian Vegetable Soup
Looking for a simple yet satisfying vegetarian soup? Then Italian minestrone surely won't disappoint. Chef Bhal Dave uses garden fresh veggies, pasta and luscious spices to stir up this hearty, creamy soup. Treat your vegetarian friends to this tongue-tickling delights and see the compliments flowing your way.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 269 Calories from Fat 38

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.7%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.2 mg6.1%

Sodium 399.7 mg16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.3%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 16 g31.6%

Vitamin A 35.9% Vitamin C 29.4%

Calcium 13.6% Iron 21.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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