My Nonnie's Vegetable Soup

My Nonnie's Vegetable Soup Recipe

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Laurie Pasiuk

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Most people would call this minestrone, but my grandmother (Nonnie) called it vegetable soup. Sometimes she'd add any leftover green beans or peas she might have had on hand to use them up. Making this soup always brings back great memories.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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1
medium onion, chopped
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 can(s)
cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 can(s)
pinto beans, drained and rinsed
2 qt
chicken broth
2
carrots, chopped
2
potatoes, peeled
1/2 tsp
dried Italian seasoning
salt
pepper
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 c
small tube shaped pasta, or small pasta shells

How to Make My Nonnie's Vegetable Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large soup pot, saute onions and a pinch of salt in the olive oil over medium heat until soft. Add garlic and cook another minute or so.
  • 2Add carrots and stir, then add all of the beans and chicken broth.
  • 3Dice one potato and quarter the other. Add potatoes and Italian seasoning, then add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer until potatoes are tender.
  • 4Add pasta to the simmering soup, remove quartered potato pieces and mash. return this to the soup pot to thicken the broth.
  • 5Simmer until pasta is al dente. Serve with a salad for a hearty meal.

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About My Nonnie's Vegetable Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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