Slow Cooker Vegetarian Minestrone

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Minestrone

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Minestrone

Slow cooking this family favorite soup allows all the flavors and spices to intensify and delivers a delicious, hearty meal every one is sure to enjoy. Serve with a green salad and garlic bread for dipping.

Make this your family’s new favorite weeknight vegetable soup—full of wholesome ingredients, great flavor, and so easy to make, you’re sure to love it.

Into your slow cooker pour vegetable broth, crushed tomatoes, kidney beans, onion, celery, carrots, green beans, zucchini, garlic, parsley, oregano, salt, thyme and black pepper.

Cook on low heat to let all the flavors mingle and intensify, then stir in elbow macaroni and spinach and serve big bowls topped with plenty of Parmesan cheese.

Summary for Slow Cooker Vegetarian Minestrone

  • preparation time: 20 minutes
  • cook: 6 hrs 15 minutes
  • total: 6 hrs 35 minutes
  • Servings: 8

Ingredient for Slow Cooker Vegetarian Minestrone

  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 1 small zucchini
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • ¼ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese, or more to taste

Directions for Slow Cooker Vegetarian Minestrone

  1. Combine vegetable broth, tomatoes, kidney beans, onion, celery, carrots, green beans, zucchini, garlic, parsley, oregano, salt, thyme, and black pepper in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes; drain.
  4. Stir spinach and macaroni into minestrone; cook another 15 minutes. Top with Parmesan cheese.

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Minestrone

  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Calories: 138.1
  • % Daily Value *
  • protein: 6.9g 14 %
  • carbohydrates: 25.2g 8 %
  • dietary fiber: 6.5g 26 %
  • sugars: 7.6g
  • fat: 1.7g 3 %
  • saturated fat: 0.5g 3 %
  • cholesterol: 2.2mg 1 %
  • vitamin a iu: 6455.8IU 129 %
  • niacin equivalents: 2.5mg 20 %
  • vitamin b6: 0.3mg 18 %
  • vitamin c: 24.2mg 40 %
  • folate: 92.9mcg 23 %
  • calcium: 144.9mg 15 %
  • iron: 3.3mg 18 %
  • magnesium: 45.5mg 16 %
  • potassium: 533.5mg 15 %
  • sodium: 940.5mg 38 %
  • thiamin: 0.2mg 22 %
  • calories from fat: 15.5
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