13 Reviews

This was so easy and delicious as well! I threw it all (except the cheese) in the crockpot and used a can of Italian stewed tomatoes instead of crushed and it turned out great! My new go-to minestrone recipe...will definately make it again with different veggies...I think it could take just about anything. Thanks!

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F-16 momma July 08, 2009

Loved this recipe! So simple and quick! I used boullioun as we didn't have stock and it turned out great (although a little salty). I added kidney beans as well as some celery. YUM! Served w/ crusty bread = just perfect! Thanks for sharing!

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Darling Nikki October 07, 2008

SO easy and SO delicious: WOW! And like all soup recipes, very adaptable: if you don't have something on hand you can easily substitute something else. I made this pretty much to the recipe, except for using baby carrots and increasing the basil and garlic a tad. If I hadn't been planning on taking this to work for lunches during the coming week, I would have added some wine, perhaps inappropriately! I used my Vegetable Stock Vegetable Stock instead of water. Still amazed by how quick this was to make. Thanks, KelBel. I'll be making this often.

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bluemoon downunder August 03, 2008

easy and good. what more could we ask for.

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adinascotch February 09, 2007

I put green beans instead of peas and forgot the parmesan. It was a tasty simple meal with fresh buttered bread. Thank you for posting!

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Chriz October 03, 2006

First minestrone I have tried that had peas in it. Next time I will use less peas and macaroni so there will be more broth. This soup was quick and easy with a tasty broth. I could eat just the broth it had such a nice flavor. Thanks KelBel. Bullwinkle

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bullwinkle November 25, 2005

This was so easy to put together and great for a take to work lunch. I used homemade beef stock and the flavor was really incredible. Freezes and reheats well, too. Thanks for posting, KelBel.

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ratherbeswimmin' April 11, 2005

This was fast, easy and delicious! What more can i say?

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mabers January 29, 2005

A wonderful, comforting soup. Even with some substitutions, this turned out delicious! I couldn't find crushed tomatoes, so used canned diced tomatoes instead. I have a can of red kidney beans sitting around, so I used that. Used frozen corn instead of peas (I don't like peas) and omitted the parmesan, due to personal taste. Thanks KelBel; I'm glad I tagged this recipe!

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WaterMelon January 28, 2005

Modern Minestrone may be easily put together but comes to the table tasting like an old fashioned country soup! I used beef broth in the making but I'm sure it would be equally good using vegetable broth. We enjoyed this soup and thank you for sharing the recipe.

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Gerry January 27, 2005
Modern Minestrone