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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Minestrone Soup / Easy Minestrone Soup Recipe / Vegetarian Minestrone Soup Recipe - Healthy Soup Recipe

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Minestrone Soup
Ingredients
Kidney beans-1 cup
( soak beans overnight next day cook it with little salt and keep it aside)
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped ripe tomato - 1 big
Chopped celery stalk - 2
Grated /Chopped garlic - 2
Whole wheat rotini - a handful
Salt & Pepper to taste
 Italian seasoning - 1/2tsp
Chilly flakes - 1/4tsp
Chopped spinach - 1/2cup
Chopped carrots - 1
Chopped potato - 1 medium size
Chopped zucchini - 1
Vegetable broth.stock or water-required amount ( around 6 to 7 cups)
Paste sauce or canned crushed tomatoes - 2 tbsp ( optional)
( this gives a nice rich colour to the soup)

Minestrone soup
Method
In a slow cooker or in a pot/pan add all above ingredients except the cooked beans.
Pour enough water  or stock & cook in low flame for 20 minutes or till everything is combined.
Add the beans and cook for 5 more minutes.
Season the soup with salt,pepper,chilly flakes,Italian seasonings and pasta sauce or canned crushed tomatoes.Give a boil and switch off the stove.
Before serving sprinkle Parmesan cheese & serve hot.


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8 comments:

  1. I have a crock pot which I haven't put to use yet. I should try this slow cooker recipe. Looks delicious !

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  2. looks yum.. so healthy too..
    happy to follow u, wld b happier if u reciprocate.. lets stay in touch..:)

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  3. hey...thank u for stopping by my space...u have a lovely space here and I see that u too are from Phoenix...glad to have known u through the blogging world :)

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    1. Thanks for stopping by my place.. Soup looks very tempting...

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  4. Very healthy and tempting soup. Thanks for dropping by my space, keep in touch.....:)

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