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Minestrone Soup (Italian Style Soup) Recipe

With beans, ham, assorted vegetables, and macaroni cooked in tomato sauce and Knorr Beef Cubes and Knorr Liquid Seasoning, who says cooking Italian soup is hard?
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  • 2 cups red beans or white beans
  • 4 cups water
  • 8 tbsp cooking oil or olive oil
  • 1/4 cup garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup ham or bacon
  • 3 pc medium carrot, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 pc large potato, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 10 pcs medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cups green beans, cut into 1/2 inch length
  • 1 1/2 cups celery, chopped
  • 1 1/3 cups tomato sauce
  • 3 pcs Knorr Beef Broth Cube
  • 6 tbsps Knorr Liquid Seasoning
  • 3 pcs bay leaf
  • 3 tsps dried basil or fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

2229kcal

Energy (kJ)

9320kJ

Protein (g)

85.2g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

316.5g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

261.7g

Sugar (g)

38.4g

Fibre (g)

54.8g

Fat (g)

75.0g

Saturated fat (g)

17.2g

Unsaturated fat (g)

53.0g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

41.5g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

11.5g

Trans fat (g)

0.1g

Cholesterol (mg)

55mg

Sodium (mg)

800mg

Salt (g)

2.01g

Vitamin A (IU)

15937IU

Vitamin C (mg)

174.6mg

Calcium (mg)

746mg

Iron (mg)

28.78mg

Potassium (mg)

7381mg

Total

6688kcal

27961kJ

255.7g

949.5g

785.2g

115.2g

164.3g

224.9g

51.5g

159.1g

124.6g

34.4g

0.3g

165mg

2401mg

6.02g

47810IU

523.7mg

2239mg

86.35mg

22143mg


  • 1 Begin by boiling the beans in a pot filled with water until tender. Drain and set this aside.
  • 2 Get a nice casserole ready and make it hot over medium heat. Pour some oil and sauté garlic and onions.
  • 3 Add ham (or bacon), carrots and potatoes and cook for 5 minutes before adding the tomatoes, green beans, and celery and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • 4 Pour about 4 cups of water, tomato sauce, Knorr Beef Broth Cube, and Knorr Liquid Seasoning. Stir then add in the bay leaf and basil leaves. Simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • 5 Gently add in the beans and macaroni noodles and just simmer for 10 minutes more and that’s our soup. The kitchen smells nice because of the wonderful aroma that Minestrone Soup brings. Wait until you dry this dish! You will definitely ask your mom to cook this more often at home.