Garden Fresh Minestrone

Garden Fresh Minestrone Recipe

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Debbie Sue


A great way to use the zucchini, tomatoes, and green beans from your garden!
So fresh and good!


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 to 6
15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, light
  • 1/2 c
    celery, diced
  • 1 c
    onion, diced
  • 4
    medium size garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    zucchini, diced
  • 3/4 c
    green beans, cut
  • 3
    roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 c
    navy beans, cooked
  • 1/2 c
    small dry pasta
  • ·
    freshly grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Garden Fresh Minestrone


  1. In a large pot, sauté celery and onion in olive oil. Cook until softened, add garlic and cook for another minute.
  2. Now add chicken stock, salt, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a simmer, and add the rest of your vegetables, beans, and pasta.
  3. Bring back up to a simmer, and cook until the vegetables are tender, and the pasta is cooked, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Remove bay leaf and serve. Garnish with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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About Garden Fresh Minestrone

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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