Minestrone Soup II

Minestrone Soup II


"This is a wonderful minestrone soup that 's filled with tons of vegetables. Feel free to add different vegetables or ingredients. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese."


servings 387 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 387 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 17.4 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.9g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 16.3 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 1634 mg
  • 65%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large stock pot, cook bacon and drain off fat. Add onion, garlic, and beef. When onions are translucent, add celery, carrot, pureed tomatoes, whole tomatoes, broth, condensed soup, water, wine, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Cook for 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in zucchini, spinach, pasta, garbanzo beans and parsley. Cook for 15 minutes and serve with fresh Parmesan cheese.
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  1. 56 Ratings


This is a favorite in our household--we've tried lots of other minestrone recipes before, but none as delicious as this!

I tried this and it is marvelous! I am making it again today and instead of bacon I am using ham and turkey carcasses I saved in the freezer. I boil them (for at least 2hours slowly) and they ...

I am about to make this soup again. I just decided to post a review and rating of this recipe because I thought it was a great and easy soup that anyone can prepare and serve with confidence....

Please be aware: to make this soup properly it is a lot of work! I used a inner ham bone for stock, and then added the can of Beef stock. It is delicious, but I suggest somewhat more italian he...

I made the soup exactly as written. The flavor s absolutely wonderful and it's chock full of goodies! However, it does make quite a large quantity. I went through two crock pots, finally putt...

Pretty good! I, however, had to alter the recipe just slightly. 6 slices of bacon, 1 cup of cooked ground beef, 4 carrots, 4 stalks of celery, 1/2 onion, 2 zucchinis, 1 (10.5 oz) can of diced...

This recipe makes a lot of soup! I used a 6 1/2 quart stock pot, and it was almost to the rim. If you choose this recipe be sure to fry the bacon, brown the hamburger, and chop the veggies ahead...

Awesome!! My uncle and aunt, who are both 80, said it was the best minestrone soup they ever had!! Thanks

My husband and stepdaughter are SO picky and they LOVE this soup. And it is even more flavorful after it sits in the pot for a couple of days! Enjoy!!