Not only is this recipe ready in 30 minutes, it couldn’t be any easier to pull together. Just chop some garlic and then throw everything into the pot. V8 gives this soup rich color and flavor, beans add nice texture and pasta makes it hearty.
cost per recipe: $8.70
The price is determined by the national average.
cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth or Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth
cups V8® V8® Original
bag (12 ounces) frozen Italian vegetable blend
can (about 15 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
cup uncooked small shell shaped pasta
cloves garlic, minced
teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed
teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Heat the broth, vegetable juice, vegetables, beans, shells, garlic, Italian seasoning and red pepper, if desired, in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the shells are tender, stirring occasionally. Season to taste. Sprinkle with the cheese.