1tablespoonBetter than Bouillon (chicken or vegetable) (or 2 regular size bouillon cubes)
3.5ounceselbow macaroni (or other small shape dry pasta)(1 cup)
7ouncespeas (¾ cup)(1.5 cups)
Cut the asparagus into 1-inch pieces and discard the tough stem ends.
Place the asparagus in a large saucepan along with the halved cherry tomatoes, bouillon, macaroni, peas and 4-½ cups of water.
Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and stir. Simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
This recipe is only a guide. Use whatever quick cooking vegetables you prefer.No asparagus? Zucchini, summer squash, or green beans would make nice substitutions for the asparagus.No peas? Substitute corn or a can of your favorite beans or chick peasMore flavor? I liked how the flavor of the vegetables shined here. But add whatever herbs and spice suit your fancy. Basil, parsley, thyme, oregano, cilantro, savory, Italian seasoning, etc.Garnishes? Grated cheese, chopped fresh herbs, a drizzle of pesto, croutons, etc.Serving size: 2 cupsClick here to see your WW PersonalPoints for this recipe and track it in the WW app or site.4*SmartPoints (Green plan)3*SmartPoints (Blue plan)0*SmartPoints (Purple plan using wholegrain pasta)4*PointsPlus (Old plan)
Easy Healthy 5-Ingredient Asparagus Minestrone
Amount Per Serving (2 cups)
Calories 162Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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