Ingredients

How to make it

  • 1. Heat the oil in a heavy pot over medium heat.
  • 2. Add the onions celery, carrots, and garlic. Sweat them in the oil until they are almost tender. Do not brown.
  • 3. Add the cabbage and zucchini. Stir to mix the vegetables. Continue to sweat them for another 5 minutes.
  • 4. Add the tomatoes, stock, and basil. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until the vegetables are almost cooked. (Do not overcook. The soup will continue to cook when the pasta is added.)
  • 5. Add the pasta and continue to simmer the soup until the pasta is cooked.
  • 6. Add the beans and bring the soup back to a boil.
  • 7. Add the parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 8. Just before serving, stir in the parmesan cheese, or serve the cheese separately.

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    " It was excellent "
    grumpymomma ate it and said...
    Looks so good.
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    " It was excellent "
    kimmer ate it and said...
    Good soup. Like a couple here I have never had it with cabbage. My daughter loves Minestrone. Will have to make this.
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Lovely soup, Chef! Keep these great recipes coming!
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  • wynnebaer 10 years ago
    I too have not had it with cabbage but hey, love the stuff so why not add it....Great post, my friend...:)
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    i just love minestrone soup yummy
    five

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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Fantastic! I haven't tried cabbage, either so I'm eager to try this one.
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  • theoldrecluse 10 years ago
    Good old fashioned soup! thanks and 5:}

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  • 22566 10 years ago
    A wonderful soup recipe!

    Thank-you,will try sometime soon.

    Kind Regards
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    " It was excellent "
    dagnabbit ate it and said...
    Well, Elaine I hate minestrone, but I know Candy loves it. High Five anyway! You're a damn good cookie!
    Pete:)
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    " It was excellent "
    sparow64 ate it and said...
    This is great! One of my faves. Have never added cabbage, will have to do that! Thanks for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    dynie ate it and said...
    Sounds great! I LOVE minestrone!!!
    Have a Happy New Year!
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    " It was excellent "
    chef_irish ate it and said...
    The Family Loves Minestrone Soup!!!
    High 5
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