Kale and Quinoa Minestrone
Per serving: 240 calories, 6 g fat, 9 g protein, 40 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 590 mg sodium
Servings
8people
Servings
8people
Ingredients
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 3 carrots. diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 cups fresh seasonal vegetables
  • 8 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Italian seasoning, salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups kale, chopped with stems removed
Instructions
  1. Stir in fresh vegetables and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes, broth, chickpeas and seasoning; bring to a boil. Lower to medium heat and cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Add quinoa and cook for an additional 20 minutes.
  4. Add kale and cook for 3 more minutes or just until kale is tender.
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