Minestrone (Italian vegetable soup)

This is the typical Italian Minestrone soup recipe. It is good served hot…but many people also like it served cold (ambient temp.)…Try and decide yourself đŸ˜‰

Ingredients:

  • 1 and a half liter of water
  • 2 clove of garlic
  • 4/5 leaves of basil
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 2 vegetable soup cube
  • 1 can of beans
  • 2 potatoes
  • pepper (minced)
  • salt (as needed)
  • 3 sticks of celery
  • 50 grams tomatoes
  • 1 sprout of parsley (chopped)
  • 2 zucchini
Garnish:
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • parmesan
Preparation:
Peel potatoes and dice them. Also dice carrots, tomatoes (take out seeds), celery and zucchini. Peel onion and garlic and chop them.
Boil water. When boiling add salt and the 2 soup cube.
While water is boiling, add all the vegetables you just prepared and also add the can of beans. Boil everything for 40-50 minutes: in the meantime chop the parsley and slice the basil…10 minutes before turning off the flame, add them and adjust of salt.
Serve and garnish with a bit of extra virgin oil and, if you like it, parmesan đŸ˜‰
Enjoy!
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