Recipes and Cooking Quick Meatball Minestrone 3.8 (4) 1 Review Frozen meatballs and white kidney beans pack this simple yet scrumptious soup recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 1, 2015 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 16 ounce package (32) frozen cooked Italian-flavor meatballs 3 14.5 ounce cans 50% less sodium beef broth 1 15 ounce can Great Northern beans or cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained 1 10 ounce package frozen mixed vegetables 3 ounce dried small pasta, such as small shells, mini penne, rotini, or macaroni (1 cup) 1 teaspoon sugar Finely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional) Directions In a 4-quart Dutch oven combine meatballs, broth, beans, tomatoes, and frozen vegetables. Bring to boiling. Stir in pasta. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer about 10 minutes or until pasta is tender and meatballs are heated through. Stir in sugar. If desired, sprinkle each serving with Parmesan cheese. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 446 Calories 20g Fat 47g Carbs 21g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 446 % Daily Value * Total Fat 20g 26% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 27mg 9% Sodium 1160mg 50% Total Carbohydrate 47g 17% Total Sugars 6g Protein 21g Vitamin C 12.3mg 62% Calcium 97mg 7% Iron 2.9mg 16% Potassium 486mg 10% Folate, total 116mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.