minute lamb minestrone
minute lamb minestrone
minute lamb minestrone

Minute Lamb Minestrone


March 7, 2016

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 6 servings


1 package (16 ounces) seasoned frozen pasta and vegetable mix

4 cups fat-free beef broth

1 can (14.5 ounces) chopped tomatoes

3 tbsp tomato paste

1 can (8.75 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1 tsp Italian seasoning, crushed

8 ounces cooked American Lamb, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 1-1/2 cups) / Pesto (optional)


1In a large saucepan, combine pasta/vegetable mix and beef broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and juice, tomato paste, kidney beans, Italian seasoning and lamb. Bring to a boil; cook 5 minutes to heat through. Serve with a dollop of pesto, if desired.

Recipe and image provided by the American Lamb Board