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Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Ready in 30 minutes!
Minestrone Soup | Three Olives Branch
Minestrone Soup | Three Olives Branch

Minestrone Soup Recipe

Ready in 30 minutes!
Servings: 4



  • Heat olive oil in large pot on medium heat. Add onion, carrots, and celery and cook until translucent, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Add zucchini, mushrooms, kale, and garlic and cook until they begin to soften, approximately 3 minutes.
  • Add basil, oregano, salt, pepper, and flax seed (if using) to vegetables and stir. Let the spices saute for approximately 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans, Parmesan rind, and stock to pot. Raise heat to high and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. While simmering, cook pasta in separate pot as per package directions until al dente.
  • Stir in the pasta and season with salt and pepper as needed.


Learn how to make your own vegetable stock here!
*If you are using a larger shape of pasta, such as medium shells, rotini, etc., you may want to increase the volume of dry pasta to 1 1/2 cups.
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By on January 15th, 2016

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