Home Made Minestrone Soup

Embark on a delicious and nutritious journey with this W-W Minestrone Soup, a hearty medley of vegetables, beans, and flavorful herbs designed to align seamlessly with the SmartPoints system. Bursting with vibrant colors and wholesome ingredients, this soup is not only satisfying but also a wholesome addition to your W-W meal plan.

The symphony begins with a sauté of onions, carrots, celery, and garlic in a touch of olive oil, creating a fragrant base for the soup. A bounty of diced zucchini, yellow squash, green beans, kidney beans, and cannellini beans join the mix, providing a rich tapestry of textures and nutrients.

The essence of the soup comes to life with the addition of diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and a robust blend of dried oregano, basil, and thyme. Low-sodium vegetable broth infuses the pot with depth, creating a savory broth that carries the flavors harmoniously.

Small pasta, chosen wisely for its SmartPoints value, adds a comforting element to the soup, while chopped kale or spinach contributes a nutrient-packed green boost. Seasoned to perfection with salt and black pepper, this Minestrone Soup is a delightful combination of flavors that evolves with every simmer.

As you savor each spoonful, you’ll appreciate the heartiness of the vegetables, the wholesome goodness of the legumes, and the aromatic blend of herbs that make this soup a comforting and mindful choice. Whether you’re on a W-W journey or simply seeking a nutritious and flavorful meal, this Minestrone Soup invites you to relish the balance of health and taste in every bowl. Adjust the SmartPoints by considering your ingredient choices, and let this soup be a nourishing companion on your wellness path. Garnish with fresh parsley for a finishing touch, if desired, and enjoy the satisfying goodness of a well-crafted, W-W-approved Minestrone Soup.

Home Made Minestrone Soup


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (4 SmartPoints)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 yellow squash, diced
  • 1 cup green beans, chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 8 cups vegetable broth (use low-sodium for a healthier option)
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup small pasta (whole wheat or a low-point option)
  • 2 cups chopped kale or spinach
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add diced onion, carrots, celery, and garlic. Sauté until the vegetables are softened.
  2. Add zucchini, yellow squash, green beans, kidney beans, cannellini beans, diced tomatoes, and tomato paste. Stir to combine.
  3. Pour in the vegetable broth and add dried oregano, basil, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Bring the soup to a boil.
  4. Once boiling, reduce the heat to simmer and add the small pasta. Cook until the pasta is al dente.
  5. Stir in chopped kale or spinach and cook until wilted.
  6. Adjust seasoning if needed. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley if desired.

SmartPoints Calculation: The SmartPoints values for this W-WMinestrone Soup will depend on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used. It’s recommended to use the official W-W  app or website to calculate the SmartPoints based on the nutritional information of your chosen ingredients.

This Minestrone Soup is loaded with vegetables, legumes, and wholesome flavors, making it a satisfying and nutritious option for those following the W-W  program. Adjust portion sizes and ingredient choices to suit your preferences and SmartPoints goals.

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