Full of beans minestrone soup

Full of beans, protein and fibre, this minestrone is the perfect make-ahead-and-freeze weekday meal!



  1. Heat 1 tablespoon broth in medium soup pot. Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for 5 minutes stirring frequently. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute.
  2. Add broth and rest of ingredients, except beans and salt and pepper. Bring to a boil on high heat, reduce heat to low and continue cooking, uncovered for 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Add beans, cook for another couple minutes, season with salt and pepper, and serve.

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