Meatball Minestrone

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by LMillerRN

I have adapted this from Southern Living.

Top Review by hungrykitten

This soup was so easy and delicious! The only changes I made was to cook the pasta separately since it tends to soak up the liquid, and I only added 30 meatballs because 60 seemed like a lot. It is smells so good when you reheat it that two people at work asked me for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté garlic in hot oil in a stockpot over medium-high heat 1 minute. Stir in 2 cans of beans and chicken broth, and bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in vegetable soup mix until dissolved. Add meatballs, tomatoes, and red pepper, and carrots, return to a boil. Add rotini, and cook, stirring often, 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in remaining can of beans and spinach; cook 5 more minutes. Garnish, if desired. Serve minestrone with breadsticks.

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