Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

A hearty authentic Minestrone soup! Great served topped with Parmesan cheese and with Italian bread.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat butter in 6 quart stock pot over medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 6-8 minutes until soft and golden, but not brown.
  2. Stir in carrots and potato; cook and stir 5 minutes. Add celery, green beans, zucchini, cabbage and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes.
  3. Add broth, water and tomatoes to pot. Stir in all spices.
  4. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce to low. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  5. Rinse and drain cannelini beans; add to pot along with pasta. Uncover and cook over medium-low heat 30 minutes until soup thickens, stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaf.

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