How to Make Appetizing Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup.

You can have Minestrone Soup using 13 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Minestrone Soup

  1. It’s 2 TBSP of Olive oil.
  2. It’s 1 tsp of onion powder.
  3. Prepare 2 of carrots, chopped.
  4. You need 2 cloves of garlic, minced.
  5. Prepare 1 of fresh rosemary sprig.
  6. It’s 1 cup of cauliflower, chopped (or turnip).
  7. Prepare 28 oz of beef broth.
  8. Prepare to taste of Salt & Pepper.
  9. You need 2 TBSP of fresh Italian parsley leaves, chopped.
  10. Prepare 14 oz of tomatoes, diced (canned or fresh).
  11. Prepare 3 oz of pancetta, thin-sliced & chopped.
  12. Prepare 15 oz of cannellini beans, canned, drained, rinsed.
  13. You need 1 lb of swiss chard, leaves-only, coarsely chopped.

Minestrone Soup instructions

  1. Heat oil in a heavy large pot over medium heat. Add the onion, carrots, celery, pancetta, and garlic..
  2. Add the swiss chard and cauliflower (or turnip); saute for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes and rosemary sprig. Simmer until the chard is wilted and the tomatoes break down, about 10 minutes..
  3. Meanwhile, blend 3/4 cup of the beans with 1/2 cup of the broth in a blender until almost smooth. Pureed bean mixture and remaining broth, to the vegetable mixture..
  4. Simmer until the cauliflower (or turnip) pieces are tender, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes..
  5. Stir in the whole beans and parsley. Simmer until the beans are heated through and the soup is thick, about 2 minutes. Discard rosemary sprig. Season with salt and pepper, to taste..

Graham Bert

I Love to Cooking and I am the chef of Champion Restaurant...

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