30-Minute Pesto Pasta Soup Recipe With Cannellini Beans & Spinach by 30Seconds Food

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30-Minute Pesto Pasta Soup Recipe With Cannellini Beans & Spinach

Love pesto but need new ways to use it? This flavor-packed pesto pasta soup recipe has pesto flavor as well as tender beans, pasta and healthy spinach. 

If you want more protein, add cooked, chopped chicken. Serve this delicious bean soup recipe with crusty bread.

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Cuisine: American/Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 rib celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup short pasta
  • 1 cup cooked cannellini beans or canned cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 2 - 3 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 - 2 cups chopped cooked chicken (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a soup pot. Add the carrot, celery and onion. Cook until softened, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Pour in the chicken broth and pasta and bring to a boil. Simmer until pasta is almost tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. 
  3. Add the beans, pesto, spinach and chicken, if using. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer about 5 more minutes. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese when serving, if desired.

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Donna John
Yum! I cannot wait to make this. I have a couple more frozen containers of pesto from my summer basil.
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
What a great fresh way to use pesto. So comforting this time of year!
Ann Marie Patitucci
Give me all the pesto recipes!! I absolutely love pesto. I don't think I've ever tried a pesto soup before!
Tex
I'll be adding this to my favorites ...Im all about the soups. Now that its fall this one will be made
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Same here, soup's on for sure! And this one is a winner. Enjoy, Tex !

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