Quinoa Minestrone

Prep time:15 min.

Cook time:30-45 min.


5 cloves of garlic, minced

1 large onion, diced

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 large zucchini, chopped into chunks

3 bay leaves

1 tsp dried rosemary

1 cup quinoa, dry

6 cups low sodium chicken broth

2 1.5 oz cans of cannelloni beans

black pepper

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 28oz can chopped tomatoes

2 cups fresh spinach, chopped into slices

parmesan cheese, grated

Cooking Instructions:

1.Saute garlic and onion in olive oil until soft, 5-7 min.

2.Add bell pepper and zucchini, sauté another 3-5 min.

3.Add chicken broth, bay leaves & black pepper, simmer 5 min.

4.Add quinoa and cover for 12mins or until quinoa is cooked

5.Add tomatoes and cover for 10 mins.

6. Turn off heat and stir in spinach

7. Serve with parmesan


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