Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

High protein low fat and sodium.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in pan and add onions, celery, zucchini, carrots until onion is translucent.
  2. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute.
  3. Add the 4 cups of water and dried spices and bring to boil and simmer for about 10 minutes
  4. Add tomatoes and beans and ditalini and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  5. Check seasoning and add salt to taste.
Most Helpful

Made this soup this week--delicious--I added some baby spinach, a half a head of green cabbage and used vegetable stock instead of water. EXCELLENT! Bill K.#1440799

bkreher2003 February 28, 2010

I was searching for a quick vegetarian soup that would incorporate the food items I had on hand. I particularly liked reading the review that it wasn't what you might call minestrone...because I never cared for minestrone ( esp. in the cans..yuck). This recipe is a keeper! Quick, hearty & with a hunk of cornbread on the side & you've got a pretty good meal. I used regular can diced tomatoes (instead of organic) & small macaroni shells - instead of the ditalini - because their cute & I like them) . Thank you for sharing.

Chef Treenie May 14, 2015

This soup is both healthy and delicious, though not quite my idea of authentic minestrone. I added 6 cups of water and a cube of vegetable bouillon, but omitted the salt. Next time I might substitute cannellini beans for the black beans and perhaps some green cabbage. Thanks for sharing a tasty recipe!

Marina K February 03, 2009