Recipes

Wheatberry & Farmers' Market Creamy Minestrone

Incorporate local foods into your delectable creation. A lusciously satiating creamy tomato soup brimming with fresh, seasonal farmers market vegetables, healthy grains, white beans and herbs.

Recipe Yield: 40 8 oz servings
Wheatberry & Farmers' Market Creamy Minestrone
Ingredients
Amount Item
1  gal Hot water (180°-190°F)
1  bag Foothill Farms® Cream Soup Base Mix (#096 or #067)
1  #10 can Petite diced tomatoes (in tomato juice), canned
1/4  c Olive oil
6  c Julienne green bell peppers
4  c Diced yellow squash (fresh, frozen or canned)
4  c Diced zucchini (fresh, frozen or canned)
4  c Diced red onion
8  c Kale, stemmed, sliced into thin ribbons
3  c Cannellini beans, canned, drained & rinsed
2  c Wheatberries, red, fully cooked
3  Tbsp Dried Italian seasoning blend
  Kosher salt, to taste
Instructions
  1. In a stockpot, pour in hot water. Add contents of Cream Soup Base into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is dissolved and sauce is smooth.

  2. Add tomatoes and whisk to combine. Set aside.

  3. In a separate large non-stick sauté pan or large saucepot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add peppers, squash, zucchini, onion and kale. Sauté just until tender; approx. 12-15 minutes. Add to the tomato-creamy soup base and stir to combine.

  4. Add the beans, wheatberries and Italian seasoning to the soup, stir to combine. Season with salt, to taste.

  5. For each order, ladle 8 oz of hot soup into soup bowl.