Hearty Minestrone

Hearty Minestrone


"With a soup this rich and hearty, you won't need the sandwich!"


55 m servings 374 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 374 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 15 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 18.5 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 957 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a soup kettle or Dutch oven, cook sausage over medium-high heat until no longer pink and lightly brown.
  2. Add red bell pepper, onion and celery; cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until pasta is tender. Serve.
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  1. 49 Ratings


We give this a 5! Super good recipe. The only issue we had was that there was not nearly enough broth but this could be that we used a little bit more of each of the veggies than called for. My ...

I can't believe no one has posted a review of this wonderful recipe! I grew up eating minestrone with small chunks of beef in it. This recipe with sausage is sooooooo much better! The broth ...

I'm always looking for a quick and tasty soup. This fits the bill. I made some adjustments. I used bulk sweet Italian sausage. I added: 1 small chopped green pepper and 1 yellow (summer squas...

It was good. Minestrone-y, but sort of stewish. I added rutabaga and sauteed it with the potatoes. Then I drank the rest of the bottle of wine with my sister.

Good foundational blueprint for minestrone which, by definition, is simply a vegetable soup (meat optional) that includes making use of the vegetables you have at hand. Every time you make it, i...

This is probably the best soup that I have ever had, it's definitely the best I've ever made myself. The only problem is that the broth needed to be doubled. Otherwise it is AMAZING.

This is absolutely delicious. I did find it needed more broth even though I did not add extra vegetables. I added two additional cans beef broth and 1/4 cup ketchup. SUPER

Great soup recipe. Good vegetable/sausage/spices ratio. I made a lot of substitutions based on what I had, and it turned out great. I used green beans, carrots, black beans and chicken stock ...

The next time I make this, I will omit the wine, beans and potatoes. We thought they were out of place in this recipe.