• Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1/6 recipe
    Calories 220
    Calories from Fat 15
    Total Fat 2 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 430 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 43 g
    Dietary Fiber 10 g
    Sugars 11 g
    Proteins 10 g
    Vitamin A 150% DV
    Vitamin C 90% DV
    Calcium 15% DV
    Iron 20% DV
    Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    Servings and Times

    Servings 6
    Preparation Time 8 hours
    Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2.0

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Carrots, chopped 2
    Onions, chopped 2
    Celery ribs, chopped 3
    Garlic cloves, minced 2
    Zucchini, chopped 1
    Kale, chopped 2 cups
    Crushed tomatoes 1 can (28 ounces)
    Barley, dry ½ cup
    Chickpeas, drained 1 can (14 ounces)
    Vegetable broth, low sodium 1½ cup
    Water 4½ cups
    Parsley 1 tablespoon
    Thyme ½ teaspoon
    Oregano 1 teaspoon
    Ground black pepper 1 teaspoon
    Directions
    1. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
    2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until vegetables are tender.

    Diabetic ExchangeFruit: 0; Vegetables: 4; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 2; Other: 0Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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