Homemade Minestrone Soup

Points® value

Meal Items

canned tomato sauce

8 oz

mineral water

1½ fl oz

frozen mixed vegetables (corn, lima beans, snap beans, green peas, and carrots)

8 oz, equivalent of 1 cup


¼ cup(s), chopped


1 clove(s), minced

canned kidney beans

¼ cup(s), rinsed and drained

fresh basil

2 tbsp(s), fresh, chopped

table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

black pepper

tsp(s), or to taste


In a medium saucepan mix together tomato sauce, water, vegetables, onion and garlic. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 5 minutes. Add beans and cook 2 minutes more. Add basil and season with salt and pepper.