minestrone soup
Hearty Minestrone Soup
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins
 
A hearty Italian Minestrone Soup full of vegetables, 3 different kinds of beans, and fresh greens that just screams nutritious. Buon appetito!
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Chuck Underwood
Ingredients
  • 1 med Onion (diced)
  • 2 stalks Celery (diced)
  • 2 med Carrots (diced)
  • 4 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 4 oz Mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 cup Savoy Cabbage (chopped)
  • 1 can Stewed Tomatoes (15oz)
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes (15oz - No Salt Added)
  • 2 cups Vegetable Broth (low sodium)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 can Kidney Beans (low sodium) (15oz)
  • 1 can White Beans (low sodium) (15oz)
  • 1 cup Green Beans (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 Tbs Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1-2 handfuls Fresh Baby Spinach (roughly chopped)
Instructions
  1. Chop all vegetables to uniform size
  2. Over medium low heat, add enough veggie broth to cover pan bottom
  3. Saute onion, carrot, celery until softened
  4. Add garlic and stir for 1 minute
  5. Add mushrooms and cabbage and cook until softened
  6. Add tomatoes and stir
  7. Add broth and water and stir
  8. Add beans and stir
  9. Add seasonings and stir
  10. Cover and bring to boil.
  11. Just as it comes to a boil, turn heat to low and simmer 1 hr
  12. Add spinach right before serving