Easy minestrone

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( 174 ratings )

Preparation time:
15 minutes
Total time:
30 minutes
Makes:
4 Servings
Easy minestrone recipe


 
Roberto Caruso

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • onion, diced
  • 1  carrot, peeled and diced
  • celery stalk, diced
  • garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 tsp hot-red-chili flakes
  • 796 mL can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 540 mL can romano beans, drained and rinsed
  • 450 mL vegetable broth (1/2 900 mL carton)
  •  parmesan rind
  • 3/4 cup tubetti pasta
  • 2 cups packed spinach
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Instructions

  • Heat a large saucepan over medium. Add oil, then onion, carrot, celery, garlic and chili flakes. Cook until vegetables are slightly tender, about 3 min. Add tomatoes, beans, broth, parmesan rind, pasta and 3/4 cup water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until pasta is tender, 10 to 11 min. Remove and discard parmesan rind. Stir in spinach. Garnish with grated parmesan and basil.

Wine Pairings:

HEARTY SOUP | TANGY, BRIGHT CHIANTI
The classic red from gorgeous Tuscany makes a traditional pairing for tomato-based Italian dishes like Easy Minestrone. This one tastes of fresh berry and plum, with a zesty sharpness that enhances bold Mediterranean flavours.
Gabbiano Chianti Classico, Italy, $17.

Nutrition (per Serving)

calories
222 
protein
11 g
carbohydrates
39 g
fat
g
fibre
g
sodium
886 mg

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