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Classic Minestrone Soup

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"Minestrone is a hearty, traditional Italian soup typically made with beans, pasta and lots of vegetables. Enjoy the slow-cooked flavor in just about 30 minutes."
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35 m servings 235
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook onion, carrot, celery, garlic and rosemary until vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, beans and 2 1/2 cups water. Add broth, zucchini, pasta and pepper; bring to a simmer. Cook, uncovered, 10 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in parsley. Serve topped with Parmesan cheese and additional parsley, if desired.


  • Tip:
  • Other small pasta can be used instead of ditalini.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 235 calories; 4.8 38.6 9.6 < 1 1221 Full nutrition

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Excellent! I used Mrs. Dash because I didn't have Rosemary. It was spicy. Next time, I would skip the pepper considering that Mrs. Dash has pepper in it. Also, I used fresh diced tomatoes inst...

Quick, easy, and tasty. I used spinach instead of zucchini, because that's what I had.

This was my first time making minestrone and I loved it! There were a few things that went wrong that were my fault, not the recipe's, but I'll share them anyways. I didn't have rosemary or pars...

I made this for my Italian mother in law and she just loved it. said it was perfect. I was so glad it was a hit.

Even for someone like myself who is newly learning to cook, the recipe was fairly simple to follow. I added flat noodles instead of the smaller ones because that is what I had available. I omitt...

I omitted the rosemary.