Minestrone Soup- Zero Points...no Pasta....no Beans

Total Time
15 mins
45 mins

Sure, this isn't your typical minestrone soup recipe. However, it does taste the same and it's healthier.

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  1. 1. Pour one can of petite-cut tomatoes into soup pan with minced garlic and puree this mixuture until it's difficult to see the garlic pieces.
  2. 2. Mix in tomato paste.
  3. 3. Using a medium ribbon microplane grater or cheese grater, grate onion into soup pan.
  4. 3. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for 45 minutes. Enjoy!
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5 5

A delicious and satisfying soup to have for lunch, dinner or inbetween. I had mine with a small sandwich for lunch and the next day, I measured some beans and small pasta noodles to add to have as a meal for dinner. A sprinkle of parmesean cheese on top makes this soup amazing!!!

5 5

This recipe will be going in my freezer soup rotation. It is so easy and was delicious served with shredded parmesan on top. I used an emmersion blender to puree up the tomato and garlic mixture in step 1. Thanks for sharing. *Made for PAC Spring 2010*

5 5

Can't wait to make this minestrone soup, without beans, I HATE BEANS, even though they are good for you. They don't agree with me. I know I will be freezing small portions to enjoy at work for lunch. Thanks for the recipe. Hugs and Smiles, Ginger-root