Summer Minestrone Salad


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.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
8 servings


  • 1 package Bear Creek® Minestrone Soup Mix

  • 5 cups water

  • 2 cups Green Giant® Whole Kernel Sweet Corn

  • 1 (14 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 3 chopped green onions

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


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

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

  3. Stir in remaining ingredients.

  4. 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 (per serving)

203 Calories
1g Fat
40g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 203
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 1195mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 114mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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