Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Minestrone Soup

Ida Holyfield

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@PostTaster

This soup is a meal. Great for the upcoming farmers market season.


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Rating:

Serves:

8

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
olive oil
3 clove
garlic, finely minced
2
onions, chopped
2 c
chopped celery, including some greens
5
carrots, sliced into rounds
2 c
vegetable broth (or chicken)
2 c
water
4 c
tomato sauce
1 can(s)
kidney beans, drained
1 can(s)
green beans
2 c
spinach, rinsed
3
zucchinis, small, quartered and sliced
1/2 Tbsp
dry oregano
1 Tbsp
dry basil
cooked pasta of choice (seashell, bowtie, penne)
salt and pepper
2 Tbsp
parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large stock pot, over medium-low heat, heat olive oil and saute onion for 4 to 5 minutes. Add garlic, celery and carrots, saute for 5 to 6 minutes. Do not allow garlic to brown.
2
Add vegetable broth, water and tomato sauce, bring to boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low and add kidney beans, green beans, spinach, zucchini, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Simmer for 30 to 40 minutes.
3
Add cooked pasta to soup. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top of individual servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup