Slow Cooker Minestrone
Sure to warm you up on a cool evening, this minestrone soup is high in fiber, iron, magnesium and potassium.
Dried, soaked overnight
cut into ½-in pieces
Small, quartered lengthwise and sliced ¼-in thick
leaves, ½-in wide slices
What You'll Need
- Cutting board
- Measuring spoon
- Measuring cup
- Can opener (if using canned items)
- Slow cooker
- Microwave safe dish (if microwaving items first)
- Large spoon
If possible, microwave onion, garlic, oil, oregano and red pepper flakes until onion is softened, about 5 minutes
Put into slow cooker and add the first 9 ingredients.
Cook for 9-11 hours on LOW or 5-7 hours on HIGH.
Add zucchini and chard and cook until vegetables are tender (about 20-30 minutes).
Add salt and pepper to taste. Top with fresh basil or parmesan, if desired.
Cut this recipe in half to save money.
Nutrition Info and more
Serving size:Total calories:
2.7 gSaturated fat: