Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup,one of our favorite soup,till now I used to bring a store bought Minestrone soup,reheat and enjoy it but later I thought of making it at home by seeing few videos and from blogs.Made it today,then I found making this yummy soup is very easy.


Diced Tomatoes:1 can
Black Beans:1/2 cup(I used fresh black beans,soaked overnight and pressure cooked for 5 whistles)
Garbanzo Beans:1/4 cup(I used fresh black beans,soaked overnight and pressure cooked for 5 whistles)
Dry Oregano:1 spn
Garlic Pods:4 no(crushed)
Fresh Basil:3 spns
Zucchini:1 (cut into sliced)
Carrot: 1(peeled n sliced)
Onion:1/2 medium(finely chopped)
Mushroom:1/4 cup(cut them to quarters)
Water/Vegetable Broth: 2 cups(I used water)
Salt:To Taste
Olive Oil:2 spns
Tubetti Pasta:3/4 cup(u can use any pasta of ur choice)


1.Boil water in a pot,cook the pasta till soft,strain the water and keep them aside.
2.In a boiling pan add oil,when hot add crushed garlic,crushed oregano,fry till garlic turn golden color and evolves nice aroma.
3.Now add the finely chopped onions,sprinkle salt and fry till they turn transculate,once done add the sliced Zucchini,cut basil,sliced carrot,mushroom toss well and cook covered till they become 80% soft.
4.At this time add the diced tomato,boiled black beans,garbanzo beans and cooked pasta and then cover wid a lid and cook for another 5-8 mins.
5.Check for the seasonings and adjust accordingly.Finally garnish it with some chopped parsley and serve hot with any bread of your choice.

It is a fantastic soup to be enjoyed during cold climate.My Hubby is a lover of soup with tomato as the main Ingredient so if you also like tomato U may like this.


Tina said...

Fabulous and perfect soup....

Padhu Sankar said...

Yummy soup! perfect for the weather.

Saraswathy Balakrishnan said...

Hmmmm..a very comforting soup for the winter my dear:)

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Looks so yummy .. I love this soup ..healthy too.

East Meets West: The Adventurous Housewife said...

Thanks for letting us have some of this! It was WONDERFUL!