Hearty Minestrone Soup



Hearty Minestrone Soup

Create a warm and satisfying bowl of Hearty Minestrone Soup that’s perfect for any time of the year. This classic Italian soup is packed with wholesome ingredients, making it a nutritious and flavorful choice for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of diced onions
  • 1 cup of chopped carrots
  • 1 cup of diced celery
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz) of diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz) of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 oz) of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1 cup of small pasta (such as ditalini or macaroni)
  • 2 teaspoons of dried Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for serving (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, celery, and garlic. Sauté until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add diced tomatoes, kidney beans, cannellini beans, vegetable broth, and Italian seasoning to the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in the pasta and continue to simmer for an additional 10-12 minutes, or until pasta is cooked al dente.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and grated Parmesan cheese if desired.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Enjoy this Hearty Minestrone Soup as a comforting and nutritious meal. It’s a delightful combination of vegetables, beans, and pasta in a flavorful broth, making it a family favorite.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 250, Fat: 2g, Carbohydrates: 50g, Protein: 10g

Create memories around the table with your loved ones as you savor the delicious flavors of this Hearty Minestrone Soup. Whether it’s a chilly winter evening or a warm summer day, this soup is always a welcoming dish. Share it with friends and family, and let the heartwarming aroma fill your home.

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