Minestrone Soup with Quinoa

Minestrone Soup with Quinoa

This Minestrone Soup with Quinoa recipe is flavorful, healthy, and for convenience it can be made in the slow cooker or the pressure cooker … your choice!

4.6 from 5 votes
Minestrone Soup with Quinoa
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Minestrone Soup with Quinoa

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5
Calories: 308kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium yellow onion , peeled and diced
  • 1 cup (125 g) chopped carrot
  • 1 cup (100 g) chopped celery
  • 1 (28-ounce/794-gram) can diced tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons (42 g) tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon (3.5 g) Italian Seasoning
  • 1 cup (170 g) uncooked quinoa (rinse in a strainer before use)
  • 3 cups (710 mL) gluten-free broth (chicken, beef, or vegetable)
  • 1 (15.5-ounce/439-gram) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups (90 g) fresh spinach leaves
  • Kosher or fine sea salt , to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste

Instructions

Pressure Cooker Directions:

  • Place all ingredients, except for the kidney beans and the spinach, into your pressure cooker and stir to combine. Lock the lid and cook on high for 20 minutes. Release pressure naturally for 10 minutes before performing a quick release for the remaining pressure. Stir in the kidney beans and spinach until the leaves are wilted. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

Slow Cooker Directions:

  • Use a 6-quart slow cooker. Add all ingredients except for the spinach leaves to the pot. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or on high for 4 hours. Stir in spinach leaves until wilted. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Minestrone Soup with Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 308 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 660mg28%
Potassium 1334mg38%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 13g52%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 6404IU128%
Vitamin C 37mg45%
Calcium 157mg16%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Instant Pot Minestrone Quinoa Slow Cooker Soup Stephanie O'Dea
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