RECIPE: Healthy Hapa Chick’s Minestrone Soup

weightwatchers-minestrone-soup-recipeI found a minestrone soup recipe in the 21 Day Fixate Recipe Book.  I made some adjustments to it and came up with this delicious meal!  It was super easy and scrum-diddly-umptious!

Try it out!

PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 15 minutes
WW PPV: 4PPV (for 1 cup)


  • 1/2 medium white onion
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 3 ribs celery
  • 1/2 large russet potato
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 4 cups of fresh baby spinach
  • One 15.5oz can of white cannelli kidney beans
  • One 15.5oz can of red kidney beans
  • One 15.5oz can of garbanzo beans
  • One 26.5oz can of Hunt’s Pasta Sauce (Garlic & Herb)
  • 1 Tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp of Newman’s Own Light Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 Tbsp of oregano
  • 1 Tbsp of basil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp of shredded parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Chop up potatoes, carrots, celery, garlic and onions and saute in a pan with olive oil.  Cook until onions are a tender and translucent.
  2. Put vegetable stock and pasta sauce in a large pot.
  3. Add potatoes, carrots, celery and onions.
  4. Saute spinach in pan with balsamic vinaigrette until cooked and then add spinach to sauce.
  5. Drain and rinse beans and add to pot.
  6. Add oregano, basil, salt and pepper to mix and let come to a boil and then place on low for 10-15 minutes to allow flavors to get neighborly.
  7. Sprinkle some parmesan cheese on top (optional)