Get a serious dose of green from this comforting, one-pot soup.
extra-virgin olive oil
vegetable or chicken broth
- In an 8-quart saucepot, heat olive oil on medium. Add salt, celery, shallots, and garlic. Cook 8 minutes or until golden, stirring.
- Add broth and broccoli. Heat to simmering on high. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add spinach, mushrooms and orzo. Simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until starches and veggies are softened.
- Remove from heat. Stir in basil pesto to taste.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 230; Protein 7g; Carbohydrate 34g; Total Fat 8g; Saturated Fat 1g; Dietary Fiber 5g; Sodium 360mg.