Picture yourself in a cozy kitchen, where the enticing aroma of hearty soup fills the air. Enter Veggie-Packed Minestrone, a delightful medley of flavors that warms your soul and nourishes your body. This cherished recipe has been passed down through generations, and now, it’s your turn to bring this comforting masterpiece to life.
As the vegetables simmer and release their essence, you’ll be transported to a rustic Italian countryside. The melody of fresh ingredients comes together in perfect harmony, promising both comfort and healthfulness. Each spoonful is like a soothing embrace on a chilly evening, providing solace and a burst of nourishment.
- 2 cups diced tomatoes
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 cup diced zucchini
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 cup kidney beans
- 3/4 cup pasta shells
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Sauté the chopped onion and minced garlic in a large pot until fragrant.
- Add carrots, zucchini, and diced tomatoes. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
- Pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
- Add pasta, kidney beans, dried oregano, and dried basil. Simmer until pasta is tender.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
A heartwarming and nutritious minestrone soup packed with a variety of fresh vegetables and aromatic herbs.
Nutrition information: Calories: 180, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 1g
Picture yourself enjoying a steaming bowl of Veggie-Packed Minestrone, accompanied by crusty bread and the company of loved ones. This recipe is more than just food; it’s a reminder of the simple joys that come from sharing a nourishing meal. So gather around the table, take a spoonful of this comforting masterpiece, and savor the taste of tradition and togetherness.