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Hearty 13-Bean Slow Cooker Minestrone

  • Author: Girl Versus Dough
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

A super-simple, super-satisfying homemade crockpot minestrone soup made with 13-bean soup mix. Perfect for meal prep, batch cooking or a cozy, easy dinner!


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Ingredients

  • 8 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups Bob’s Red Mill 13 Bean Soup Mix
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups orecchiette pasta
  • 6 cups baby spinach leaves

Instructions

  1. In 6-quart slow cooker, combine broth, tomatoes, soup mix, celery, carrots, onion, mushrooms, basil, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, oregano and pepper. Cover and cook on LOW heat 8 to 9 hours or HIGH heat 5 to 6 hours.
  2. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon salt, pasta and spinach. Turn slow cooker to HIGH heat and cook another 20 to 30 minutes, covered, until pasta is tender.

Keywords: 13 bean soup mix, crockpot vegan soup