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Hearty Minestrone Soup

 
One serving costs about $12.97 One serving costs about $12.97 One serving costs about $12.97

$12.97 per serving

1 people like this recipe

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This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

1 fall,winter,dairy-free,healthy,dairy free lunch,soup,main course,main dish,dinner Mediterranean,Italian,European
spoonacular Score:85%

Spoonacular Score: 85%

 

Hearty Minestrone Soup could be just the dairy free recipe you've been looking for. One serving contains 2708 calories, 132g of protein, and 30g of fat. This recipe serves 1 and costs $12.97 per serving. 1 person were impressed by this recipe. It works well as an expensive main course. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Autumn. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around around 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. If you have chicken stock, paprika, cannellini beans, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 85%, which is spectacular. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Hearty Minestrone Soup, Hearty Minestrone Soup, and Hearty Minestrone Soup.

Chianti, Trebbiano, and Verdicchio are my top picks for Minestrone. Italians know food and they know wine. Trebbiano and Verdicchio are Italian white wines that pair well with fish and white meat, while Chianti is a great Italian red for heavier, bolder dishes. You could try Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.8 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 27 dollars per bottle.

Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva

An authentic Italian Chianti made from grapes grown in the heart of Tuscany’s Chianti Classico region. An exquisite expression of the Sangiovese grape, with substantial acidity from the low pH of the soil in this region.The aromas of this complex red wine range from cherries and plums to gladiolus flowers and earthy flint. The tannic, oak-aged flavors are bright and round, with a dry, warm, earthy finish.Best enjoyed with very flavorful dishes, such as tomato-based sauces, mushroom ravioli, beef or pork roasts, and game meats from venison to pheasant. It is also excellent with mature cheeses.Blend: 85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon

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Ingredients

Servings:
7 cups
7 cups chicken stock
chicken stock
some
some chicken base
chicken base
1
1  sweet onion
sweet onion
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic
garlic
3 large
3 large carrots
carrots
2
2  red potatoes
red potatoes
4
4  vine ripened tomatoes
vine ripened tomatoes
1 can
1 can diced canned tomatoes
diced canned tomatoes
1 ounce
1 ounce canned tomato sauce
canned tomato sauce
3 cups
3 cups spinach
spinach
1 can
1 can canned cannellini beans
canned cannellini beans
1 can
1 can canned dark red kidney beans
canned dark red kidney beans
0.5 box
0.5 box ditalini pasta
ditalini pasta
some
some kosher salt
kosher salt
some
some black fresh pepper
black fresh pepper
some
some red pepper flakes
red pepper flakes
some
some curry powder
curry powder
some
some paprika
paprika
7 cups chicken stock
7 cups
chicken stock
some chicken base
some
chicken base
1  sweet onion
1
sweet onion
2 cloves garlic
2 cloves
garlic
3 large carrots
3 large
carrots
2  red potatoes
2
red potatoes
4  vine ripened tomatoes
4
vine ripened tomatoes
1 can diced canned tomatoes
1 can
diced canned tomatoes
1 ounce canned tomato sauce
1 ounce
canned tomato sauce
3 cups spinach
3 cups
spinach
1 can canned cannellini beans
1 can
canned cannellini beans
1 can canned dark red kidney beans
1 can
canned dark red kidney beans
0.5 box ditalini pasta
0.5 box
ditalini pasta
some kosher salt
some
kosher salt
some black fresh pepper
some
black fresh pepper
some red pepper flakes
some
red pepper flakes
some curry powder
some
curry powder
some paprika
some
paprika

Equipment

bowl
bowl
stove
stove
pot
pot
bowl
bowl
stove
stove
pot
pot


Instructions

Start by simmering your chicken stock on the stove. While it is simmering dice your onions, slice your carrots, crush your garlic, and add them to the pot. Then add the half can of tomato sauce and let the mixture cook on low to medium heat. Next add your diced tomatoes, potatoes, spinach, and beans. Keep the mixture on medium heat until your potatoes start to soften. Then you can turn the heat low and let it cook for as long as you would like. I seasoned the soup with Kosher salt, fresh cracked pepper, red pepper flakes, A touch of paprika and a touch of Madras curry powder. You can season with whatever you would like to cater to your taste. When you are ready to eat the soup turn the heat back up and bring it to a low boil adding the pasta. You can turn it back down to low when the pasta is starting to get to al dente status. Then continue to cook on low until the pasta is cooked to your liking. We topped our individual bowls of the minestrone with a little shredded parmesan cheese! Hope you enjoy!

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $12.56
Ingredient
7 cups chicken stock
some chicken base
1 sweet onion
2 cloves garlic
3 larges carrots
2 red potatoes
4 vine ripened tomatoes
1 can diced canned tomatoes
1 ounce canned tomato sauce
3 cups spinach
1 can canned cannellini beans
½ boxes ditalini pasta
some red pepper flakes
some curry powder
some paprika
Price
$5.40
$0.02
$0.95
$0.13
$0.38
$0.76
$1.44
$0.88
$0.11
$0.80
$0.78
$0.64
$0.10
$0.05
$0.10
$12.56

Tips

Health Tips

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

  • If you are concerned about BPA-linings in canned products, look for tomato products packaged in glass, as acidic foods like tomatoes are more likely to leach BPA from the lining. You might also look for low-sodium versions or the label "no salt added" to cut down on unnecessary sodium.

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Cooking Tips

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.

  • Carrots can be stored in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks. The starch in the carrots will turn to sugar over time, but this is not a problem, they'll just taste sweeter. The academy lesson about carrots contains more useful information.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

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Green Tips

  • Beans freeze well, so don't throw out your leftovers!

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
2707k Calories
131g Protein
29g Total Fat
492g Carbs
100% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
2707k
135%

Fat
29g
46%

  Saturated Fat
7g
44%

Carbohydrates
492g
164%

  Sugar
99g
110%

Cholesterol
50mg
17%

Sodium
3945mg
172%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
131g
263%

Vitamin A
51301IU
1026%

Vitamin K
559µg
533%

Manganese
7mg
393%

Potassium
10381mg
297%

Selenium
195µg
279%

Fiber
62g
250%

Vitamin C
203mg
246%

Vitamin B3
47mg
239%

Copper
4mg
234%

Folate
913µg
228%

Vitamin B6
4mg
226%

Phosphorus
2032mg
203%

Magnesium
783mg
196%

Iron
34mg
193%

Vitamin B1
2mg
162%

Vitamin B2
2mg
153%

Vitamin E
17mg
116%

Zinc
15mg
104%

Calcium
909mg
91%

Vitamin B5
5mg
57%

covered percent of daily need

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