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Summer Minestrone Salad

Summer Minestrone Salad

Summer Minestrone Salad

  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Yield: 6 to 8

This versatile dish can be featured as a starter, a side or an entrée! It’s delicious served warm or cold, making it the perfect summer recipe.


  • 1 pkg. Minestrone Soup Mix
  • 5 c. water
  • 2 c. corn
  • 1 14-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 3 chopped green onions
  • 3 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley


  1. Bring water to a boil. Stir in soup mix and simmer 11 minutes; remove from heat (vegetables and pasta will still be firm).
  2. Stir in corn, chickpeas and vinegar. Let sit for 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  4. Serve warm, room temperature or chilled.


For a quick and easy main dish, stir in 3 cups diced or shredded cooked chicken.