Minestrone Vegetable Soup

vegetable minestrone soup up close in a blue bowl

5 from 11 reviews

Minestrone vegetable soup is a hearty vegetarian soup that’s full of fresh and seasonal vegetables.




Stove-Top Method

add the olive oil to a stock pot and heat over medium heat

add the onion and garlic -cook until they become translucent

add the carrots, celery and parsnips – cook until they become crisp tender

stir in the oregano and add the broth, tomatoes and pasta or whole grain

let simmer for 20 minutes

stir in the zucchini and simmer for 10 minutes more

just before serving stir in the balsamic vinegar

garnish with chopped parsley

Instant Pot Method:

Place oil, onions, garlic, celery, carrots, parsnips zucchini into cooker and saute until vegetables are crisp tender

Add the broth, tomatoes, pasta, and spices

Cover and set pressure to high for 10 minutes

Quick release and carefully (it will be hot) stir the beans

Add the balsamic if using and adjust flavor with salt and pepper then serve

Garnish with parsley


Variations for vegetable minestrone soup

Please note: Nutrition information is provided by Nutrifox,  an online calculator and is meant to be used for informational purposes only.  Even though I try to provide accurate information, these figures should still be considered as estimates

Keywords: minestrone soup, soup, vegetable soup