It’s not easy to improve on the classics, but this Vegetarian Meatless Sausage Minestrone is definitely an upgrade. The traditional Italian soup recipe relies on vegetables, beans, and pasta in a tomato-based broth, and this reinvented version has all those same great flavors, plus Italian-style meatless sausage crumbles to make every spoonful extra satisfying. Ditalini pasta, diced tomatoes, and two kinds of beans round out this vegetarian minestrone soup recipe, which comes together in 30 minutes with a few pantry staples all in one pot. Once you’ve tried this Vegetarian Meatless Sausage Minestrone recipe, you’ll never be satisfied with garden-variety minestrone again.
cost per recipe: $3.43
Heat the oil in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the meatless sausage crumbles and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the garlic powder and oregano.
Stir in the soup and water and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Stir in the ditalini, green beans, kidney beans and tomatoes. Cook for 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.
This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.