Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup,a hearty and filling soup cooked with vegetables,beans and macaroni pasta.I had bookmarked it from Rajani’s blog and tried immediately when she posted it.Those days we were on a nonstop soup marathon and I was cooking one soup everyday.My family loved this mild and filling soup.It makes a perfect light meal or a light lunch for those lazy days when we do not want to cook full meal.

Rajani blogs at My Kitchen Trials and she is an awesome blogger.I love the way she writes the post and her pictures always tells a story.I also like her creativity and sense of humor.If you happen to visit her blog you would also fall in love with her thoughts and not to forget the wonderful recipes.

Blogging Marathon#61/Week4
Theme-Bookmarked Recipes
Dish-Minestrone Soup

1 cup red beans,canned or cooked
1/2 cup macaroni pasta
1 onion,chopped
2-3 garlic cloves,chopped
1 celery stick,chopped
1 carrot ,chopped
2 tomatoes,chopped
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
salt to taste
peppercorn to taste
4-5 cups veg broth or water
1 tablespoon olive oil

Cook macaroni as per package instructions.Drain and set aside.
Heat olive oil in a pan and add garlic and onions.Saute till light brown in color.
Add chopped celery,carrots and tomato.Cook covered until vegetables are tender.
Now add broth ,cooked beans,macaroni,salt,oregano,basil and pepper.Cook for 10 minutes more.
Season with more salt and pepper if required.

Serve hot with croutons or french bread toast.

Serve-6 Cooking time -30 minutes

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#61

Best regards,

Sapana Behl

10 comments on “Minestrone Soup”

  1. Such a hearty, healthy and super comforting soup, my kind of dish definitely.

  2. Srivalli says:

    Sapana, your clicks are turning out so amazing..very appealing..

  3. I too love Rajani's sense of humour and this filling soup sounds delicious.

  4. rajani says:

    My family usually has a lot of things to say about me, but none of it is ever nice ?, so thanks a ton for those nice words. I might as well take a print out and frame it ?. I am glad you tried the soup. I was on my way to make it again this week. Soup seems a good way to fight winter!

  5. Healthy and filling soup,such a comforting dish for winter..

  6. Jayanthi says:

    I love minestrone soup, I've been wanting to make this soup for quite some time. Pictures are stunning and I love the soup bowl you've featured. Nice one!

  7. Minestrone soup is m favorite and it doubles as meal by itself.

  8. Pavani N says:

    That is such a hearty and comforting soup.

  9. This is one of my favorite soups. It makes a delicious meal.

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