Tuscan Minestrone

135 mins (prep 15, cooking 120)
20 ingredients
4 servings
Here's a simple and tasty minestrone from the American Heart Association Cookbook. You can substitute macaroni or other pasta for the orzo if you choose. We like to add some spicy Mrs. Dash at the end for a little more kick.

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Serving Size (281.24 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 423.41 Calories from Fat 46.26
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.14g 31.6%
Saturated Fat 0.72g 14.45%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 76.83mg 12.81%
Total Carbohydrate 72.33g 96.44%
Dietary Fiber 28.04 g 448.63%
Sugars 7.64 g %
Protein 26.52g 212.12%
Vitamin A 2495.33IU% Vitamin C 27.7mg%
Calcium 198.87mg% Iron 10.15mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
stalks celery, cannellini beans, stewed tomatoes, orzo pasta