The Man is not a big fan of soup, but for some reason, he LOVES this Minestrone. Try it out, it's a quick cook, so it's even good for a weeknight, and, since it's all veg, it's a great Meatless Monday.
10 oz bag Baby Spinach
1/2 medium Red Onion (finely chopped)
8 cups Vegetable Broth
2 (14.5 oz) cans Diced Tomatoes (Fire Roasted preferably)
1 (15 oz) can Kidney Beans (rinsed and drained)
1 medium Zucchini (halved and cut into 1/4" dices)
1 medium Red or Yellow Bell Pepper (finely chopped)
1 medium Carrot (finely chopped)
2 Garlic cloves (minced)
1 1/2 cups uncooked Ditalini (or GF pasta of your choice)
1/4 cup prepared Pesto
Bring broth to boil in large soup pot.
Add Onion, Carrot, Beans, & Garlic.
Boil 5 minutes.
Add Zucchini, Peppers, Tomatoes & Pasta.
Boil 10 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Add Pesto. Stir.
Add spinach, allow to wilt, stir.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.