With winter fast approaching there is no dinner more satisfying than a warm bowl of hearty soup and this Spicy Italian Ski Team recipe fits the bill perfectly.
Soups are great because of diversity, low cost, and they are easy to prepare.
This version of Spicy Italian Soup is one of those soups – enjoy!
Spicy Italian Ski Team Soup Recipe
Prep: 10 min, Cook: 20 min.
1/3 cup onions chopped
1/3 cup green bell pepper chopped
3/4 tsp. garlic, minced
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1-1/4 tsp. olive oil
1 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
1 cup of water
11 ounces canned kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1-1/4 cups canned Italian style stewed tomatoes
11 ounces frozen Italian-style vegetable combination
3/4 tsp. dried basil leaves
1/2 cup small shell pasta
2/3 cup spinach leaves, loosely packed
Sauté onion, pepper, garlic, and red pepper in oil in a large saucepan until tender, 3-4 minutes.
Stir in beef broth, water, beans, tomatoes, Italian vegetables, and basil; heat to boiling.
Add pasta and simmer, uncovered, until vegetables and pasta are tender, about 10 minutes.
Stir spinach into soup; simmer 1-2 minutes.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
If desired, add a teaspoon of prepared pesto sauce into each bowl of soup.
Note: You can substitute frozen chopped onion, green pepper, and prepared garlic. You can prepare soup 1-2 days in advance; refrigerate, covered.
Courtesy American Dry Bean Board.
Per serving: calories 200, fat 2.2g, 10% calories from fat, cholesterol 0mg, protein 10.9g, carbohydrates 36.9g, fiber 9.1g, sugar 7.4g, sodium 498mg, diet points 2.9.
Dietary Exchanges: Milk: 0.0, Vegetable: 1.5, Fruit: 0.0, Bread: 1.8, Lean meat: 0.0, Fat: 0.3, Sugar: 0.0, Very lean meat protein: 1.0
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*Note: This recipe is from the previous version of Health and Nutrition News