Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Leora Baum
Leora Baum

Warm, delicious winter soup - filling enough to be your whole meal!

Type: Parve Prep Time: 30 minutes Level: Not mentioned


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 3 large carrots
  • 1 large zuchinni
  • 1 can cannellini beans
  • 1 large tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 small pot tomato paste (approx 100g)
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • 5 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup orzo (can be replaced with rice, barely, pasta and alter timings accordingly)


Chop up onion, carrots, celery, zucchini

Heat oil in a large saucepan, add onion, crushed garlic and carrots, celery and zucchini to saute for 10 mins

Then season with salt, pepper, oregano, basil

Add chopped tomato and tomato paste

Simmer for 5 minutes

Add broth, simmer for 1 hour

Add beans, simmer for half hour

Add orzo, simmer for final half hour

Serve with crusty bread, you can add sprinkle of grated parmesan cheese too.