Jessica's Really Good Minestrone Soup

DebS 2
Recipe by Brit413

I think this soup is better than Olive Garden's!! Not only is it really good, but it's simple and goof-proof. PS...I always add extra vegetables.

Top Review by DebS 2

I made this for the 3 Chefs game. This soup is just like it says "Really Good Minestrone Soup". It's simple to make as well!. It did not yield the same quantity as the recipe says - I wound up with 16 Cups-but that's plenty of soup:) Very flavorful. I did stick to the recipe but added a little more zucchini and I added 1 fennel bulb. I served this with Recipe #19536 and it truly was a match made in heaven!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in a big pot.
  2. Add celery, garlic and zucchini. Simmer about 5 minutes.
  3. Add broth, tomatoes, carrots, water, and seasonings. Rinse beans and add to pot.
  4. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes.
  5. Add pasta and spinach. Simmer 20 minutes till pasta is done. Serve with rolls or fresh bread.

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