A-B-C Minestrone

Remember alphabet soup? This version has more veggies and plenty of fiber.


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 jar (1 lb. 8 oz.) Ragu® Sauce
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) cannellini beans or white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup alphabet pasta


  1. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat and cook onion, carrots and zucchini, stirring frequently, 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add Italian seasoning and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Add broth and Sauce and bring to a boil. Stir in beans and pasta. Cook, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  2. Serve, if desired, with chopped parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.
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