Spring Minestrone Verde with Pistachio Pesto
Spring Minestrone Verde with Pistachio Pesto
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  • Summary

    Step 1: Prep this simple soffritto and nutty pesto. Step 2: Make beautiful, clean soups on a whim.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
    • 3 medium leeks, white and pale-green parts only, finely chopped
    • 3 celery stalks, finely chopped
    • Kosher salt
    • 2 tablespoons raw pistachios
    • 1 garlic clove, chopped
    • 1 cup (packed) basil leaves
    • 1 cup (packed) parsley leaves with tender stems
    • 2/3 cup olive oil, divided
    • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 4 sprigs thyme
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 4 cups low-sodium chicken stock or water
    • 6 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed, sliced in half crosswise
    • 1/2 bunch small Tuscan kale, ribs and stems removed, leaves torn
    • 1 (14.5-ounce) can cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed
    • 1 cup shelled fresh peas (from about 1 pound pods) or frozen peas, thawed
    • Thinly shaved Parmesan and crushed red pepper flakes (for serving)
    • 4 3/4-inch-thick slices country-style bread, toasted

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 964 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 60 g 91.99%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 47.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 9 mg 2.87%
    • Sodium: 400 mg 16.66%
    • Calcium: 297 mg 29.73%
    • Potassium: 1646 mg 47.04%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 12 mg 64.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 78 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 39 g 157.41%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 30 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 52.12%
    • Vitamin C 85.56%
    • Vitamin D 0.53%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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