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Easy Minestrone Soup For Busy Families

This 30-minute soup is great for busy weeknights when you want something tasty
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Toni


  • 4 tbsp Canola oil
  • 2 cups Publix brand cup frozen seasoning chopped vegetable blend
  • 1.5 cups crinkle cut carrots
  • 5 cups water
  • 2- 14.5 oz. cans Hunt's petite diced tomatoes
  • 2- 15 oz. cans Northern Beans drained
  • 3 cups Hunt's Tomato Sauce
  • 4 cups frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 cup dry small shell pasta


  1. Sautee Carrots and Season Blend in oil for 4 minutes (or until tender)
  2. Pour in water, beans, tomatoes and tomato sauce.
  3. Bring to a boil, then add frozen spinach and pasta.
  4. Cook for 15-20 minutes, until pasta is tender and spinach is done.

Recipe Notes

If you want smaller carrots, get the baby carrots and chop (be sure to adjust sautee time).
Switch out spinach for greens or kale if you prefer one of those.
Add any other kind of beans you like for some variation.