Roasted Garlic and Vegetable Soup with Pasta

Recipe by Leona L.
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 9 cups




  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Allow garlic to sit for 15 mins.
  • Then wrap garlic in foil and place in a small casserole.
  • Bake 45 to 50 mins or until soft when squeezed.
  • Warm oil in a soup pot over med heat.
  • Add onions and peppers.
  • saute 5 mins, add broth, water, carrots, tomato paste, basil and blk pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover, simmer 10 mins.
  • Remove 1 cup liquid.
  • Mash garlic into the liquid.
  • Stir into the pot.
  • Add escarole (greens) and simmer 7 mins.
  • Add broccoli, cover and turn off heat.
  • Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  • Drain and stir into the soup.
  • Adjust seasonings.
  • Pour into bowls and pass the parmesan!