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Home-Style Minestrone

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars
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"Minestrone soup is one of life's great pleasures. Serve with thick slices of toasted Italian country bread and enjoy a timeless classic of Italian cooking."
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Ingredients

servings 180
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. In 6-quart stockpot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until garlic begins to brown. Stir in onions, celery and carrots; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in rosemary, beans, tomatoes, zucchini, pasta and broth; heat to boiling. Reduce heat.
  3. Cover; simmer about 20 minutes or until pasta is tender. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with cheese.

Footnotes

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  • © 2009 NapaStyle Inc.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 180 calories; 7.3 21.2 8.1 4 697 Full nutrition

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10-20-2015 ~This is a pretty darned respectable “recipe” for minestrone, buy by nature, a true minestrone needs no recipe – it’s basically to use meats, vegetables and pasta you have on hand. ...

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I made this according to recipe, but after tasting, found the broth bland and the consistency thin. To remedy, I added 14 oz can of tomato juice, 1/2 tsp EACH marjoram, oregano, basil, onion pow...

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I made this according to recipe, but after tasting, found the broth bland and the consistency thin. To remedy, I added 14 oz can of tomato juice, 1/2 tsp EACH marjoram, oregano, basil, onion pow...

10-20-2015 ~This is a pretty darned respectable “recipe” for minestrone, buy by nature, a true minestrone needs no recipe – it’s basically to use meats, vegetables and pasta you have on hand. ...

I thought this soup was flavorful and delicious. I had a bag of frozen veggies for veggie soup so I used that but still used fresh onion and carrots and a zucchini and yellow squash. I used a ca...

I thought this was very good, esp with the Parmesan. I wouldn't make it again right away b/c it took awhile to eat it all, but I will be making it again. Healthy and hearty and not too hard. ...

This soup was amazing! I did add my own twist to it though, instead of chicken broth, I did beef broth and 1 lb of beef chunks cooked in olive oil and fresh garlic and added it to the soup last....

It's a great base recipe for sure. I omitted zucchini ( gets to mushy) and added tomato juice, sea salt, cracked pepper, and garlic powder. Both red and white beams, can of corn, mild Italian T...