Thursday, October 14, 2010

Minestrone Soup

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1 big red onion chopped finely
2 ripe medium tomatoes finely chopped/1 cup tomato puree
2 stalks celery chopped
12 baby carrots chopped
1 medium green bell pepper chopped
1 medium zucchini chopped
3 cloves garlic chopped
1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
1/2 cup cooked kidney beans
3/4 cup cooked pasta(any small shape)
1 tsp dry basil leaves/couple of fresh chopped basil leaves
1 tsp dry oregano
Parmesan cheese(optional)
2 tbsp oil
Crushed black pepper to taste
Salt to taste

Heat oil in a deep pan and add onions,garlic and salt,cook till the onions are nicely done and when the raw smell goes away add celery,carrots, cooked chickpeas,kidney beans, stir and cover cook for about 4-5 mins.Add finely chopped tomatoes or puree,basil,oregano,bell pepper,zucchini stir for a few mins then add about 4 cups water cooked pasta cook for another 7-8 mins.Add some parmesan cheese before serving and enjoy it hot.

I received another Sunshine Award from Roshan of Roshanscucina,Please checkout her blog,she has a wonderful space.Thanks Roshan for sharing the award with me.


Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Nice and yummy soup

Biny Anoop said...

gr8 was called the soup of pauppers...but now is one of the most sot out one...

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Beautiful click.Delicious Soup..

Umm Mymoonah said...

That looks simply amazing, nothing can beat a warm comforting bowl of soup.

Rookie Qookie said...

That looks gr8..never tried it..thanks for sharing :)


vrinda said...

Very tempting soup...nice shot

Paaka Shaale said...

Oh the soup is very tempting. Makes me wanna try it. ;)

Suja Sugathan said...

Tempting soup..colorful and healthy,thanks for the recipe.

Kairali sisters said...

Perfect for the weather here..looks yumm

Swathi said...

Colorful and yummy soup. Nice one.

Santosh Bangar said...


Chamalisha said...

You have yummy recipes. I'll be back soon checking out all your recipes. Let connect.
Chamalisha of

Yummy Team said...

I had been planning to prepare this sometime..Colorful, healthy n yummy soup..Loved your colorful picture!!

NIDHYA said...

Am a big fan of minestrone soup..great job..Congrats on your award.

Aaha Oho

coolblogger said...

love the soup. Perfect for the climate.

aipi said...

Hearty n so colorful..tempting soup Pushpa!

US Masala

aipi said...

Also, Congrats on the award..well deserved!

US Masala

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