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Minestrone Soup

8 Servings
Photo of Minestrone Soup Packaging

Made with a variety of vegetables and traditional Italian seasonings, minestrone is a perfect choice for a light lunch or supper, or as a starter for a more robust meal.


48 fl oz Soup, Minestrone

6 Tbsp Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener

Serving Size

6 fl oz


1. Wash hands before beginning preparation. Sanitize surfaces and equipment (CCP).

2. Prepare soup according to your General Diet recipe for Minestrone Soup.

3. Measure 48 fl oz (6 c) of prepared soup.

4. Strain solids from soup broth. Reserve broth.

5. Place soup solids into a food processor. Process until fine in consistency.

6. Add Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener and reserved broth to food processor and process until smooth.

7. Scrape down sides of processor with rubber spatula and process for an additional 30 seconds.

8. Test consistency before serving per IDDSI Testing Methods for Moderately Thick, Level 3 (MO3) using the Fork Drip Test. Refer to for how to use these testing methods.

9. Hold at 140°F or higher until service (CCP).

10. Serve using 6 fl oz ladle.

Serving Suggestions

  • Verify final recipe and any garnishes using IDDSI Testing Methods for IDDSI Moderately Thick, Level 3 (MO3) before service.
  • Amount of solids in soup can vary. Recipe may be altered to include more or less broth and/or more or less Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener, depending on the results of IDDSI testing.
  • Recipe standardized and tested at 155°F. Temperature may affect IDDSI testing results.
  • Make certain to refer to local food regulation for management of time and temperature values for prepared items. This would apply to hot and cold holding as well as time out of temperature control.
  • For optimal quality and safety, these products are intended for immediately consumption upon preparation or within 24 hours following proper handling guidance.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving

Calories 94

Protein 4 g

Total Carbohydrates 16 g

Total Fat 2 g

Sodium 523 mg

Cholesterol 0 mg

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