Black Bean Minestrone Soup

4.6
(8) 7 Reviews
Prep Time
5
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

3 qt. or 12 servings, 1 cup each

This tasty black bean minestrone soup delivers a lot of hearty ingredients in a single bowl, including ham, loads of veggies, and cheesy pasta.

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  • Combine beans, broth, tomatoes, onions, zucchini, celery, carrots, ham and red pepper in Dutch oven or stockpot. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 10 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • Add water and Macaroni; stir. Cook 7 to 8 min. or until Macaroni is tender.
  • Stir in Cheese Sauce Mix and spinach; cook 2 min. or until spinach is wilted, stirring occasionally. Serve immediately.

How to Thin the Soup

Soup will thicken with standing. Add additional chicken broth or water to thin the soup, if desired.

Special Extra

Sprinkle each serving with 2 tsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese. Serve with saltine crackers.

Substitute

Substitute chopped Swiss chard for the spinach.

Servings

  • 3 qt. or 12 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1 Meat (VL)

Nutrition Bonus

Warm up with a cup of this hearty low-calorie, low-fat soup.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 3 qt. or 12 servings, 1 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 200
% Daily Value
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 570mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fiber 8g
Sugars 6g
Protein 13g
   
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • kungfujimmychoo |

    I made the mistake of taking this to work for lunch the first time I made it. Now I get requests for this ALL the time! Today's version was made with smoked pork neckbones. I find they add a richer, smokier flavor. Also, I substituted green beans for the zucchini as I don't care for zucchini in soup. I always cook my macaroni separately and add before serving otherwise the pasta absorbs all the broth. When I'm ready to eat it I put a little goat cheese on top and have some crusty french or italian bread. A very hearty, filling, delicious meal!

  • marketingmad |

    I followed the recipe and it was very good, but I would add more broth next time. By the time it's done, it comes out more stew like.

  • tammeusli |

    Excellent...I omitted the ham but added flavor by sauteeing the vegetables (including two cloves of garlic also) first in Kraft Tuscan house italian dressing. Didn't have cayenne so used from crushed red pepper and some black pepper. My husband said this didn't look like a soup he'd like but he really liked it.

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