Minestrone Soup

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

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Minestrone soup is one my favorite soups to make winter nights.

I have tried many minestrone soup recipes in the past, and I finally came up with this simple one that is both healthy and delicious.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

 Cook Time: 60 Minutes

Serves: 4

 Ingredients:

1/2 Onion Chopped
2 Sticks of Celery Sticks
1 Cup of Frozen Sliced Carrots
1 Tomato, peeled and diced
1 Cup of Frozen Green Peas
1/2 Cup of Pink Beans
1 Tablespoon of Tomato Paste
1 Cup of Fusilli Pasta
Salt and Pepper to Taste
1 Teaspoon of Italian Herbs
1 Chicken Bouillon
1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
5 Cups of Water

Directions:

Pre-heat Cooking Pot, add olive oil, Onions, Carrots, and Celery
Pre-heat a medium size pot. Add olive oil, onions, carrots and celery.

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Saute for 5 to 10 minutes or until the vegetables are softened. Then add the Knorr bouillon.

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Once the bouillon knorr is melted, add the diced tomatoes and tomato paste

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

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Add the green peas, beans, and pasta

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Cook with lid off for 10-15 minutes or until pasta is cooked

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Enjoy hot.

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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