Racing Weight Cookbook: Garden Minestrone with Kale

Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes for athletes that will help you hit your ideal weight without compromising your performance. Chock-full of vegetables and beans, this soup is a hearty, warming meal, packed with nutrition.

Garden Minestrone with Kale is a Level 1 Racing Weight recipe, which means it will be easy to prepare, even for athletes who don’t cook.

Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes Garden Minestrone with KaleGARDEN MINESTRONE WITH KALE
Serves 2 in 50 minutes
Recipe profile: High Carb, Vegetarian

4 cups vegetable broth
1 14½-ounce can diced tomatoes with juice
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 large carrot, chopped
3 ribs celery, chopped
½ sweet onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 cups baby kale, loosely packed
1 handful fresh basil, shredded (optional)
salt and black pepper

1 Combine all ingredients except kale, salt, and pepper in a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 40 minutes.

2 Add kale and cook for 10 more minutes. Season with fresh basil and salt and pepper to taste.

Per serving: 282 calories, 5 g fat, 55 g total carbohydrate, 17 g dietary fiber, 16 g protein

DQS COUNT (per serving) VEGETABLES 2½ (1 legumes)

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