Green Minestrone

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 20 MIN
  • Servings 4
This green minestrone recipe is the perfect, health-minded soup that is great for both lunch and dinner during the week.



  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, soften the zucchini, leek and garlic in the oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add the broth, beans and Parmesan rind. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the spinach and pasta. Continue cooking uncovered for 4 to 8 minutes or until the pasta is al dente, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. Add the pesto and mix well. Adjust the seasoning.
  3. Serve in bowls. Garnish with grated Parmesan and basil leaves, if desired.

Healthy Pick

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