Recipe: Tasty Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup.

Minestrone Soup You can have Minestrone Soup using 17 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Minestrone Soup

  1. Prepare 1/2 of yellow onion, diced.
  2. It’s 2 cloves of garlic, minced.
  3. You need 1 of large rib celery, sliced.
  4. Prepare 1 of medium carrot, diced.
  5. It’s 2 tsp of dried basil.
  6. Prepare 1 tsp of dried thyme.
  7. You need 1 tsp of dried oregano.
  8. It’s 1 can of whole plum tomatoes (32oz).
  9. Prepare 3 tbsp of tomato paste.
  10. It’s 4 cups of chicken broth.
  11. It’s 1 of bay leaf.
  12. Prepare 1 can of red kidney beans, rinsed and drained.
  13. Prepare 1 can of cannellini or great northern beans, rinsed and drained.
  14. You need 1/4 cup of orzo.
  15. You need 1 of medium zucchini, sliced.
  16. Prepare 1-2 cups of baby spinach.
  17. It’s to taste of Kosher salt and pepper.

Minestrone Soup instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a heavy soup pot or Dutch oven. Add onion, garlic, carrots, and celery. Saute several minutes until vegetables are softened..
  2. Add basil, oregano, and thyme. Saute for additional minute..
  3. Add tomatoes and use a spatula to break into pieces. Add bay leaf, chicken broth, kidney beans, and cannellini beans..
  4. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 25 minutes..
  5. Stir in dry pasta and zucchini, and cook for an additional 10 minutes until pasta is al dente. Add spinach and wilt for 1 minute..
  6. Season to taste with kosher salt and pepper. Serve immediately..