Hearty Minestrone

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by jlawson87

A satisfiying, hearty soup that's great as a main dish. Simply delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large heavy saucepan, heat oil and butter.
  2. Add sausage and brown lightly.
  3. Add onion, garlic, celery, carrot and green pepper. Cook until softened but not browned.
  4. Stir in zucchini, parsley, basil, thyme, chili flakes, bay leaf and a little salt and pepper.
  5. Stir in tomatoes and stock. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. Add beans and pasta. Cover and simmer for another 30 minutes. If too thick, dilute with water to desired consistency.
  8. Serve with Parmeson sprinkled on top (optional).

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