Slow Cooker Summer Minestrone Soup
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Slow Cooker Summer Minestrone Soup

Fresh summer vegetables in a rich broth make the best soup that won't leave you feeling heavy.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 25 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Summer Minestrone Soup
Servings: 10
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Sarah Olson



  • ½ cup white onion (one small onion); diced
  • 2 cups green beans trimmed and cut
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 15¼ oz. whole kernel corn drained
  • 15 oz. white beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic (two plump cloves); minced
  • tsp. dried thyme
  • tsp. dried basil
  • 30 oz. petite diced tomatoes (two-15-oz. cans)
  • 64 oz. chicken broth (two-32-oz. cartons)
  • 2 zucchinis (two small); sliced (add at the 6 hour mark)
  • 2 yellow squash (two small); sliced (add at the 6 hour mark)
  • 2 cups cooked ditalini pasta (add at the very end)


Note: this soup has a 8 hour total cooking time, the squash gets added at the 6 hour mark

  • Add the onion, green beans, bell pepper, corn, white beans, salt, pepper, garlic, thyme, basil, diced tomatoes and chicken broth to the slow cooker and stir.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours.
  • Add the squash, cook for 2 hours more.
  • Add the drained cooked pasta, and serve.
  • Enjoy!



Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1088mg | Potassium: 988mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 4mg