Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone Love

Warm your soul with the wholesome flavors of Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone Love. This delightful recipe is a tribute to the bountiful harvest of the season, combining a rich assortment of fresh vegetables, aromatic herbs, and hearty beans in a symphony of taste and nourishment.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup cannellini beans, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup small pasta
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add diced onion and sauté until translucent.
  2. Add minced garlic, chopped carrots, celery, zucchini, and yellow bell pepper. Cook until vegetables are slightly softened.
  3. Stir in diced tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer.
  5. Add cannellini beans and pasta. Cook until pasta is al dente.
  6. Season the soup with dried thyme, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Adjust to taste.
  7. Ladle the minestrone into serving bowls. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone Love is a comforting medley of seasonal vegetables, beans, and pasta, simmered to perfection in a fragrant herb-infused broth.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 8g

Indulge in a heartwarming bowl of Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone Love that speaks to the essence of the season’s harvest. This recipe embodies a wholesome and delicious celebration of flavors, perfect for sharing with loved ones on chilly evenings.