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Ultimate Minestrone Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cartons chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 28 -ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup uncooked macaroni
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp salt (adjust to taste)
  • ½ tsp black pepper (adjust to taste)

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan or small stock pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add onion to oil and slowly sweat, stirring occasionally, for about 4 minutes.
  • Add celery, carrot, and garlic, and continue cooking for about 3 minutes, still stirring occasionally.
  • Add potatoes, broth, and tomatoes.
  • Bring to a boil and cook, stirring often, until potatoes are almost done, but still slightly firm.
  • Add pasta, peas, oregano, and basil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until macaroni is tender, about 10 minutes.