This versatile dish can be featured as a starter, a side or an entrée! It's delicious served warm or cold, making it the perfect summer recipe using the minestrone soup mix you have in your pantry.



Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water to a boil. Stir in soup mix and simmer 11 minutes; remove from heat (vegetables and pasta will still be firm).

  • Stir in corn, chickpeas, and vinegar. Let sit for 15 minutes.

  • Stir in remaining ingredients.

  • Serve warm, room temperature, or chilled.

Cook's Note:

For a quick and easy main dish, stir in 3 cups diced or shredded cooked chicken.

Nutrition Facts

202.5 calories; protein 7.6g 15% DV; carbohydrates 39.5g 13% DV; fat 1.3g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 1194.6mg 48% DV. Full Nutrition