Italian Minestrone

Debra Freeman


I love soup and this is a delicious one and as an added bonus it is healthy too. More of my delicious recipes are on my blog @

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25 Min


1 Hr 5 Min


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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Hearty, flavorful and classic... This recipe is a soup-lover's delight.


2 c
chopped onion
1 1/2 c
chopped carrot
1 c
diced green pepper
5 c
cubed zucchini & yelow squash
4 c
fresh diced roma toamatoes
2 c
chicken or vegetable broth
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp
dried basil leaves
1/2 tsp
dried oregano leaves
1 Tbsp
minced garlic from jar
1/2 c
whole wheat pasta,elbow or shells
1 can(s)
15.5 oz dark red kidney beans, undrained
1 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #minestrone