Fast Lamb Minestrone

Prep Time:
5 mins.
Cook Time:
15 mins.


  • 1 package (16 ounces) seasoned frozen pasta and vegetable mix
  •   4 cups fat-free beef broth
  •   1 can (14.5 ounces) chopped tomatoes
  •   3 tablespoons tomato paste
  •   1 can (8.75 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  •   1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed
  •   8 ounces cooked Catelli Fresh American Lamb, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 1-1/2 cups)
  •   Pesto (optional)


1. In a large saucepan, combine pasta/vegetable mix and beef broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.

2. 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.

Photo & Recipe: American Lamb Board

Categories: Lamb, Lamb Cubes, Lamb Leg