Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone



Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone

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This Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone is a celebration of wholesome flavors and nourishing ingredients. A steaming bowl of this classic Italian soup is like a comforting embrace, perfect for a chilly evening or whenever you need a hearty, satisfying meal that’s packed with vegetables and goodness.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, with juices
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup small pasta (like ditalini or elbow macaroni)
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the diced onion and sauté until translucent.
  2. Add minced garlic, carrots, celery, and zucchini. Cook for a few minutes until slightly softened.
  3. Stir in the diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, and Italian seasoning. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and add the cannellini beans and pasta. Simmer until the pasta is cooked al dente.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

This Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone is a delightful medley of vegetables, beans, and pasta in a flavorful broth. It’s a wholesome, comforting soup that’s perfect for any day of the week.

Nutritional information (per serving):

  • Calories: 250
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 8g

This Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone is not only delicious but also a healthy choice, providing essential nutrients and flavors that will make it a family favorite. Enjoy the warmth and comfort this soup brings to your table!

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