Grandma’s Minestrone

This amazing soup is perfect for a cold autumn’s day.

Minestrone in white bowl
Grandma's Minestrone
Grandma's Minestrone
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a soup pot and sauté onions for a few minutes.
  2. Add carrot, squash, potato, celery, yellow beans, tomatoes and bouquet garni tied with a string. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add the stock. Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat.
  4. Add white beans and pasta. Continue cooking another 15 minutes.
  5. Finish by adding zucchini, kale and peas. Cook until just done.
  6. Remove bouquet garni before serving.
Pesto
  1. Place all ingredients in food processor bowl and purée to a thick paste.
  2. Garnish each bowl of soup with a generous portion of cheese shavings and a spoonful of pesto.