Wintery Minestrone with Pasta and Beans

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All the classic flavors of minestrone in minutes. Hearty with pasta and beans, this warming bowl of goodness is like a hug from the inside out. Served with crusty bread, this makes a delicious lunch or dinner.

Inspired by: /host/input/partner/en_GB/Wintery Minestrone with Pasta and Beans

recipe updated Mar 19, 2020


  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
    1 (45g)
  • Carrot icon
    1 (50g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Canned cannellini beans icon
    Canned cannellini beans
    1 cup (240g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Canned chopped tomatoes icon
    Canned chopped tomatoes
    411g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    6 cups (1440ml)
  • Kale icon
  • Pasta icon
    1¾ cups
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Pesto icon
    about ¼ cup (62g)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    about ¼ cup (38g)
  • Rosemary icon
    1 sprig
  • Rustic french bread icon
    Rustic french bread
    as needed


  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Add olive oil to a clean large saucepan
  2. Heat
  3. Add onion, celery stalk and carrot to the large saucepan
  4. Cook until softened - 5 min
  5. Add garlic clove to the soup
  6. Cook - 1 min
  7. Pour canned chopped tomatoes and vegetable stock into the soup
  8. Add rosemary to the soup
  9. Boil then reduce heat
  10. Simmer - 15 min
  11. Add kale and pasta to the soup
  12. Cook - 7 min
  13. Stir in canned cannellini beans to the soup
  14. Heat
  15. Season with salt & pepper
  16. Ladle soup into medium bowl
  17. Drizzle with pesto
  18. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese
  19. Serve with rustic french bread
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