Mighty Good Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Mighty Good Minestrone Soup

Chris L.


I bought a package of dry minestrone soup mix (Bear Creek) and didn't care for the taste. This is my doctored up version and it is very good!

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30 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


1 pkg
bear creek minestroni dry soup mix
1 lb
hamburger, cooked & drained
1 large
yukon gold potato, peeled & diced small
1/8 c
diced celery
1 can(s)
petite diced italian style tomatoes
1 can(s)
dark red kidney beans, rinsed & drained
sprinkle dried onions
1 dash(es)
garlic powder
salt & pepper to taste
1/4 c
beef broth granules
other veggies if desired, shredded napa cabbage, frozen green beans, etc.


1Bring 8 cups of water to a boil. Add diced potato and celery and cook until almost tender but still firm.
2Lower heat. Whisk in dry soup mix. Add remaining ingredients.
3Slow cook until pasta and veggies are tender. (Soup mix says 15 min. but I like to cook mine longer so flavors blend together.)
4Serve with good crusty bread. You can sprinkle top of soup with shredded parmesan cheese too.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #quick, #comfort-food