Recipe by jessispeer
"I concocted this dish using my family's recipe and another recipe I found online as guidelines, while also putting my own spin on it. What it turned into was the best minestrone my family has had yet! My husband likes his soups with hardly any broth; thus, 'hearty minestrone!' Enjoy!"
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1 (14.5 ounce) can
low-sodium chicken broth
2 (14.5 ounce) cans
water, more if needed
zucchini, sliced and quartered
green bell pepper, diced
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground black pepper
finely chopped broccoli
shredded Parmesan cheese, or more to taste
Delicious! It is thick enough that in stretching it (by adding more pasta and chicken broth to make it more soup-y) for our large family of 8, it still maintained its rich, tomato taste. I love the fact that I can use whatever veggies I have on hand and it works well. I have had my share of bland minestrones before, so glad to find one so easy and full of flavor.
Fairly bland tasting and not very "soupy"
It was fantastic, only thing we changed was omitting the green pepper.
this was really good. i wouldn't change a thing!
I made it vegetarian. Left out the meat and added a can of white kidney beans. I also used veg broth to replace the chicken broth. And it was still very flavorful!
This was very good. I used green beans, carrots, and zucchini. Would definately make again.
really not great, I've had better. Seemed like alot of work and just really didn't wow me or my husband. I would not recommend this recipe.
This is my favorite!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mama's Hearty Minestrone
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 107
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