Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings and Times
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 3.0
Ingredients and Preparation
Cauliflower, coarsely chopped
2 cups (the equivalent of about 2 small heads)
1½ cups (1-2 medium)
Low sodium chicken broth
3 cans (14.5 ounces each)
Diced tomatoes, drained
1 can (16 ounces)
Uncooked elbow macaroni or small pasta shells
Kidney beans or black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
Fresh, loosely packed basil leaves
Directions for Minestrone
In a 5-6 quart saucepan, bring ½ cup water to boil.
Add tomatoes, cauliflower, onion, and carrots.
Reduce heat and simmer covered 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Add zucchini, beans, broth, and pasta. Return to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer uncovered 10 minutes.
Directions for Pesto
Put all pesto ingredients in food processor or blender and process until very finely chopped.
Just before serving, remove soup from heat and stir in pesto.
Diabetic Exchange Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 1; Meat: 1; Milk: 0; Fat: 1; Carbs: 2; Other: 0 Diabetic 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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