Quinoa minestrone

Prep 15 min
Total 40 min
Serves 6

27

Ingredients

1 tbsp
2
carrots, peeled and finely chopped
2
celery stalks, finely chopped
1
onion, finely chopped
2
garlic cloves, minced
796-mL can
whole tomatoes
4 cups
1/2 cup
1 tsp
540-mL can
navy beans, drained and rinsed
grated parmesan, (optional)

Instructions

  • HEAT a pot over medium. Add oil, then carrots, celery and onion. Cook, stirring often, until carrots are almost soft, about 10 min. Stir in garlic.
  • CUT up tomatoes in the can with clean kitchen scissors. Stir into pot along with water, quinoa and salt.
  • BOIL, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, 12 to 15 min. Stir in beans and cook until warmed through, 2 min. Serve with grated parmesan.

Nutrition

Calories 195, Protein 9 g, Carbohydrates 34 g, Fat 4 g, Fibre 7 g, Sodium 881 mg. Excellent source of Vitamin A

How to peel and mince garlic

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