Minestrone Soup

January 12 , 2013 by: Loubna Healthy, Healthy Meals, Lunch, Soups & Salads

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Minestrone is the perfect dish for cold winter days.  I have tried many Minestrone recipes in the past, and I finally came up with a simple one that is both delicious and healthy.


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time:60 minutes

 

 

 

Ingredients:

1

  • 1/2 Onion Chopped
  • 2 Sticks of Celery Sticks
  • 1 cup of Sliced carrots

 (you can use frozen carrots to save time)

  • 1 cup of frozen green peas

2

  • 1 Tomato, pealed and dices
  • 1/2 cup of Pink Beans
  • 1 tbsp of Tomato Paste

3

  • 1 cup of Fusilli Pasta

4

  • Salt, Pepper
  • 1 tsp of Italian Herbs
  • [1 Knorr Bouillon Cube (Chicken Flavor) + 5 Cups of Water] /

OR 5 Cups of Chicken Stock

  • 1Tbsp of Olive Oil

Directions:

Pre-heat Cooking Pot, add olive oil, Onions, Carrots, and Celery

Pre-heat Cooking Pot, add olive oil, Onions, Carrots, and Celery

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Cook for 5-10 minutes, until Vegetables are softened,

then add Knorr (if you are using it)

8

Once the bouillon knorr is melted, 

add diced tomatoes and tomato paste

9

Add water

(At this point, if you are not using the Knorr Bouillon, 

then substitute water with chicken stock),

cover the pot and cook for 20 minutes on medium-heat

10

Add the green peas, the beans, and the pasta

11

Cook with lid off for 10-15 minutes,

or until pasta is cooked

12 Serve Hot

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Minestrone Soup
 
Loubna El Maziati:
Ingredients
  • ½ Onion Chopped
  • 2 Sticks of Celery Sticks
  • 1 cup of Sliced carrots (you can use frozen carrots to save time)
  • 1 cup of frozen green peas
  • 1 Tomatoe, pealed and dices
  • ½ cup of Pink Beans
  • 1 tbsp of Tomatoe Paste
  • 1 cup of Fusilli Pasta
  • Salt, Pepper
  • 1 tsp of Italian Herbs
  • [1 Knorr Bouillon Cube (Chicken Flavor) + 5 Cups of Water] /OR 5 Cups of Chicken Stock
  • 1Tbsp of Olive Oil
Directions
  1. Pre-heat Cooking Pot, add olive oil,Onions, Carrots, and Celery
  2. Cook for 5-10 minutes, until Vegetables are softened, then add Knorr (if you are using it)
  3. Once the bouillon knorr is melted, add diced tomatoes and tomato paste
  4. Add water (At this point, if you are not using the Knorr Bouillon, then substitute water with chicken stock)
  5. Cover the pot, cook for 20 minutes on medium-heat
  6. Add the green peas, the beans, and the pasta
  7. Cook with lid off for 10-15 minutes,or until pasta is cooked
  8. Serve Hot

 

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