Canned goods can be a huge time saver, and still be perfectly healthy for you. It’s really all about reading the label and choosing the varieties that have no added sodium, or are low-sodium. Using a bit of whole wheat pasta helps you meet the USDA’s recommendation to make half your daily grains whole.
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 180; total fat: 3g; saturated fat: 0.5g; protein: 9g; carbohydrates: 30g; sugar: 6g; fiber: 6g; sodium: 270mg
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery, and carrots. Stir and heat vegetables until softened, about 5 minutes.
Add mushrooms, garlic, and green beans to the pot. Stir to combine with other vegetables, and heat until softened, about 3 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients, except for Parmesan cheese. Bring soup to a boil.
Lower heat, and simmer for about 10 minutes.
Ladle soup into bowls, and top with approximately one teaspoon of grated cheese.