Chicken Minestrone Soup

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Serves 9 (1 cup each).

All you need:

1 tbsp Hy-Vee Select olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cubed
1 (28 oz) can Hy-Vee crushed tomatoes
1 (15 oz) can Hy-Vee cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
3 c. Hy-Vee 33%-less-sodium chicken broth
1 c. chopped cooked chicken
1/3 c. quick-cooking barley
1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano or 1 tsp Hy-Vee dried oregano
1 tbsp chopped fresh basil or 1 tsp Hy-Vee dried basil
Hy-Vee salt and Hy-Vee ground black pepper, to taste
Fresh basil leaves, optional

All you do:

In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery and garlic. Cook until onion is tender, about 3 minutes. Add sweet potato and continue to cook for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, beans, broth, chicken, barley, oregano and basil; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with basil leaves.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 160
Carbohydrate: 25g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Fat: 2.5g
Protein: 11g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Sodium: 460mg
Sugars: 8g
Trans fats: 0g

Daily nutritional values:
80% vitamin A
25% vitamin C
8% calcium
15% iron