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Vegetarian Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Vegetarian minestrone soup
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This recipe for vegetarian and vegan minestrone soup is filled with healthy and low-fat vegetables, and slowly simmered for maximum flavor. Vegetarian minestrone soup is makes for a light and healthy lunch or dinner soup, just add a side salad and you've got a meal. Because it contains no oil, this vegetarian minestrone soup recipe is very low in fat. You may also want to try this Crockpot vegetarian minestrone soup recipe, or this vegetarian minestrone with mock chicken.


  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 4 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 cup green beans, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups macaroni pasta


In a large pot, combine all the ingredients except the pasta. Simmer over low heat for at least one hour, or until vegetables are tender.

Add the pasta and bring to a slow simmer. Cook for another 20 minutes, or until pasta is done cooking.

Remove bay leaf before serving. Enjoy!

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 5 out of 5
Hearty and Easy, Guest Phil H

Here are the only changes I made: 1. Added 2 medium potatoes 2. Camelized the onions before adding everything Very hearty soup, a lot like a beef stew. You don't walk away from it hungry! I plan on serving this over the holidays. My family includes a lot of farmers who usually eat meat and potatoes, but this is stewishhearty enough that it should fit right in. And done in about an hour? Perfect!

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