Minestrone Soup with ZENB Elbows Pasta


PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 27 minutes

TOTAL TIME 42 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 531g
Servings: 6

Calories: 280

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat7g9%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Dietary Fiber11g39%
Total Sugar7g
Vitamin A 50%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 138mg 10%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 490mg 10%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Elbows Pasta

Enjoy this low calorie Minestrone Soup with ZENB Elbows Pasta. This vegetable soup has the familiar flavors you love, while also staying low fat and providing vitamin A. When you need some soup to keep you warm or are looking for a compliment to a larger meal, grab your ZENB Pasta and cook up this tasty recipe.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cups (6 ounces) ZENB Elbows Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 6 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 can (15 ounces) red kidney beans, rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh green beans, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese



Heat olive oil in large pot on medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots, celery, salt, pepper and oregano. Cook 8-10 minutes, or until vegetables are tender-crisp.


Add ZENB Pasta, broth, kidney beans, tomatoes and green beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 13 minutes, or until pasta is tender. Stir in parsley.


Garnish with Parmesan cheese before serving.

Tasty Tips

This soup is a great way to use up any extra vegetables in your refrigerator.

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