Delicious Minestrone Soup
I am so pleased with this simply delicious Minestrone Soup, which is similar to the Minestrone Soup at the Olive Garden Restaurant. I have to say that mine tastes much nicer. When considering what to cook for lunch today, I just had a very strong need to have this Minestrone Soup, but not the restaurant version. I think my taste buds guided me in creating this soup that we really enjoyed for lunch.
The soup is vegan and is made with ingredients that are nutritious and satisfying. I used the small shell shaped pasta, but any small sized pasta, like rings will be fine as well.
Here is the recipe.
Minestrone Soup cooking on Stove
* The frozen vegetable pack that I used, contained sweet-corn, soy beans and red bell peppers. If you do not find one with those vegetables, get one that at least has peas & sweetcorn. you may also use fresh vegetables.
** The skin of red onions have very high nutritive benefits. Wash well before adding to pot. When the soup is cooked, remove onion skins.
*** A little bit of sugar helps to neutralize the acidity of the tomatoes. It also helps to heighten flavors. If you would rather not use any sugar, then just ignore this step. You may also choose to add more or less water. Always test for salt. If you prefer to reduce the number of chilies or not use it at all, the soup will still be delicious.
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