Pasta and Bean Soup

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PC 8 Vegetable Cocktail is your short-cut to a fabulous soup, brimming with vegetable flavour. Whole wheat pasta and beans add fibre and make this a meal.

Tags: Intermediate, One Hour, Entrées, Soups & Stews, Lunches, Pasta & Noodles, Beans, Vegetables, President's Choice Blue Menu, Low Fat, High Fibre, Vegetarian
Serves: 8
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 20  minutes
Cooking time: 20  minutes
Total: 40  minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL) PC Splendido Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Cold Pressed
2 onions, finely chopped
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
1 bottle (1.89 L) PC 8 Vegetable Cocktail
1 can (540 mL) Bella Tavola White Kidney Beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 tsp (2 mL) freshly ground black pepper
2 cups (500 mL) PC Blue Menu 100% Whole Grain Whole Wheat Rotini
1 pkg (142 g) PC Organics Baby Spinach

Instructions

  1. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onion and celery for 8 minutes or until vegetables are soft. Stir in vegetable cocktail and 3 cups (750 mL) water. Bring to a boil. Stir in beans and pasta. Reduce heat to medium-high. Cook uncovered for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in pepper and spinach. Serve immediately.

 

Nutritional Information

Per 1-2/3 cup (400 mL) serving
Calories 210 Cal
Fat 2.5 g
Sodium 730 mg
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fibre 8 g
Protein 9 g
High in Fibre