Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

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Jul. 17, 2015

A delicious minestrone soup recipe, perfect for a quick and budget-friendly meal! Minestrone soup has tortellini and vegetables, great for cool weather.

Ingredients

Diced onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Diced carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sliced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Green beans 2 Cup (32 tbs) (fresh or frozen)
Diced tomatoes/One 15 ounce can 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
Dried basil 1 Tablespoon
Dried thyme 1/2 Teaspoon
Crushed red pepper 1/2 Teaspoon (optional)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Broth 6 Cup (96 tbs) (chicken or vegetable)
Small pasta 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cooked drained beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Fresh spinach/Chard 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon (for serving)
Fresh basil 1 Tablespoon (for serving)

Directions

MAKING:

1.Heat oil in a large pot and sauté onions, carrots, celery, green beans until softened.

2.Add tomatoes, garlic, basil, thyme, red pepper, salt and stir well.

3.Add broth, cover with a lid and bring to boil. Add pasta, set timer and cook according to package directions.

4.When timer dings, add beans, greens, parsley and cook until greens wilt.

5.Garnish with grated parmesan or basil before serving.

SERVING:

6.Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 8