Chunky Minestrone

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Barb G.

This minestrone uses reduced-sodium chicken broth, tomatoes and beans. So if you happen to be on a low-sodium diet this is a good recipe for you, Though you can use regular chicken broth, tomatoes, beans etc. The recipe comes from Better Homes and Gardens

Top Review by Katanashrp

A nice hearty soup. I like the use of rice (brown rice in my case), instead of pasta. Thank you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 4-quart Dutch oven heat olive oil over medium-high heat; Cook and stir onion,carrot,and garlic in hot oil about 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Stir in the broth, undrained tomatoes, water, uncooked rice,and Italian seasoning, bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered about 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
  3. Stir in spinach, beans, zucchini, and pepper; Cook, covered, for about 5 minutes more, serve if desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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