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Minestrone : Homemade Italian Comfort Food in 20 Minutes

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Warm comfort food, ready fast, very yummy, good for you, and topped with parmesan. No chopping required. Easiest from-scratch soup you'll ever make.

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 20 minutes


  • 2 cloves fresh garlic
    1-2 Tbsp olive oil
    28 oz can diced tomatoes
    32 oz vegetable or chicken broth
    15 oz can cannellini or garbanzo beans
    15 oz can kidney beans
    9-16 oz frozen green beans or other vegetable
    5 oz bag fresh spinach or 10 oz bag frozen spinach
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp pepper
    1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Number of Servings

  • 4


  • Large pot
    Large spoon
    Garlic press or sharp knife


  • Defrost frozen spinach, if using
    Drain and rinse canned beans

Additional Notes

Serve with garlic bread and/or green salad for a perfect meal.

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