Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Ready in 3 hours

Italian style soup that is very flavorsome. Lots of vegetables well cooked so that fussy eaters will even enjoy eating their veges.

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2 onions
3 carrots
3 sticks celery
250 g potatoes
2 zucchini
90 g green beans
250 g cabbage
0.5 cup oil
45 g Butter
5 cups Water
3 cubes beef stock
800 g whole tomatoes; in a tin
1 pinch Salt
1 pinch pepper
310 g cannellini beans; in a tin

Original recipe makes 4



1. Peel and finely chop onions.

Peel and chop carrots. Chop celery.

Peel and dice potatoes.

Dice zucchini.

Top and tail beans, chop into small pieces.

Shred cabbage.

2. Heat oil and butter in large pan, add onions, cook over medium heat until unions are pale golden brown. Add carrots, cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Repeat this procedure with the potatoes, then the celery, zucchini, beans and cabbage. Stir in water, crumbled stock cubes and undrained, mashed tomatoes. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover, simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until soup is thick.

3. During last 15 minutes of cooking, stir in drained and rinsed beans. Season with salt and pepper to taste. If desired, grated parmesan cheese can be stirred into the soup before serving or served separately with the soup.

Serve with nice crust bread.


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Minestrone that's easy and yummy! photo by vintageluv vintageluv

Full of assorted vegetables. Tasty minestrone soup. Photo by: Nadia Kerr photo by keepsmilyn keepsmilyn

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eden10 1 year ago
Oh and tasted very yummy as well!
vintageluv 1 year ago
Excellent texture & taste. Definitely a winner!
Niquo 2 years ago
it was yummy
olaola 4 years ago
This soup also freezes really well. Recipe originally from 1970-80 Womans Weekly Cookbook. [I posted this recipe.]
keepsmilyn 5 years ago
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