• Vegetables ( Carrots, beans, zucchini, corn, cabbage, celery) - 2 cups chopped
  • Red kidney beans - 1/2 cup ( canned)
  • Pasta - 1/2 cup uncooked
  • Vegetable broth - 4 cups
  • Tomato paste - 2 tbsp
  • Tomato - 1/4 cup chopped
  • Onions - 1/4 cup chopped
  • Scallions - 1/4 cup chopped
  • Dried oregano, basil and thyme - 1 tsp each
  • Salt - as required
  • Pepper - to taste
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Parmesan cheese (grated) - 3 to 4 tbsp
How to make it:

Steam cook all the vegetables until half done. Heat olive oil in a pan and add bay leaf. Add the chopped onions and scallions and fry until light brown. Now add the chopped tomatoes, fry for a while and then add the vegetable broth, tomato paste, pasta, red kidney beans, steamed vegetables, dried oregano, thyme, basil, salt and pepper and let it boil for 10 minutes on medium heat. (Pasta gets cooked in vegetable broth). Add pepper to taste. Sprinkle some cheese on top. Serve hot with a choice of bread.

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10 Responses
  1. Happy cook Says:

    One of my favourite saoup is minestrone.
    And yours look super delicious.

  2. Usha Says:

    A hot bowl of minestrone is just my fave soup for cold wintry nights...your soup looks perfect and hearty :-)

  3. Sagari Says:

    delecious soup anu

  4. Hi, Thank you very much for the comment. You have a lovely blog. I loved all the recipes as well as your paintings....

  5. Jayashree Says:

    This is my favourite soup of all times. Looks good.


    i havent tasted this one b4,but the ingredients sound awesome!!!!

  7. wow.. looks really yummy & awesome.. healthy soup..

  8. Wow this much veg... looks gr8 and healthy... Hm! hot soup on this winter eve so comforts.....

  9. Laavanya Says:

    That looks perfect Anu.

  10. Vanamala Says:

    u made minestrone soup at home wow lovely yaar