Minestrone Soup

Roxanne: "Absolutely perfect! Best minestrone ever" Read More


  • 1 small onion (about 1/3 cup, diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 medium carrot (about 1 cup, chopped)
  • 1 celery stalk (large, about 1 cup, chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 32 ounces diced tomatoes (I usually use fire-roasted or Italian-style)
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 low sodium vegetable broth (32 oz carton - 4 cups)
  • 1 medium zucchini (around 2/3 cups, sliced into halves or quarters)
  • 1/4 cup red kidney beans (canned or cooked, drained and rinsed, leave out for paleo & low carb)
  • 1/4 cup cannellini beans (canned or cooked, chickpeas OR great northern beans, drained and rinsed, leave out for paleo & low carb)
  • water (add only as much as needed to cover vegetables)
  • 1/4 cup small shell pasta (dried, use gluten free if necessary, leave out for paleo & low carb and add chopped cauliflower & green beans instead)
  • 1 cup baby spinach (fresh, chopped, optional)
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar (optional but adds great flavor)
  • grated Parmesan cheese (or Shredded, for serving)
  • fresh parsley (finely chopped, for garnish, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium4% DV100mg
    Fat1% DV0.5g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs3% DV10g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories50Calories from Fat4.5
    Total Fat0.5g1%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat4.5
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Roxanne 3 months ago
    Absolutely perfect! Best minestrone ever
    Chris M. 3 months ago
    loved it, thickened up perfect and amazing flavour
    Anne A. 6 months ago
    Excellent! Added a little cayenne for heat.
    Heyred 7 months ago
    I've tried several recipes for Minestrone soup and this one was the best! I added a lot more fresh spinach but left everything else pretty much the same. Very flavorful, great texture and hearty.
    Yummly User 7 months ago
    very good i would make it again
    Courtney 7 months ago
    This soup was really simple and really yummy!
    Cameron Broomfield 8 months ago
    really good soup, made as recipe.
    Denman 9 months ago
    This was super easy to make and super good to eat!
    Cheryl Bombard 10 months ago
    Yummy!! 😁 I had to use beef broth instead of veggie and added the cauliflower with it. I love it.
    Roni 10 months ago
    loved it... perfect nite time weather warmer upper. Thank you.!!!!
    Toni Ann Dziubak 10 months ago
    Great, always a favorite in my house and a last minute dish.
    Colleen Doyle 10 months ago
    very good. def a keeper. hearty soup
    Mike 10 months ago
    It was very good I would make it again