Autumn Vegetable Minestrone

October 8, 2020Lauren

Made with simple and healthy ingredients, this savory Autumn Vegetable Minestrone is a cool weather favorite!

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It’s soup season and I will have them all! 

This savory Autumn Vegetable Minestrone soup has quickly become one of my favorite recipes. I love how the Italian flavors of tomato and oregano pair so beautifully with the seasonal vegetables. Plus, it is extremely easy to make! I find it to be the perfect soup for a weeknight or busy weekend. 

Let’s make some!

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Autumn Vegetable Minestrone Ingredients:

To make this Autumn Vegetable Minestrone recipe, you will need the following ingredients. See the full recipe card below for detailed amounts and instructions! 

  • Olive oil – Always!
  • Celery, carrots, onion, green pepper – Sauté away
  • Oregano & basil – Fresh is preferred, but dry will work if it is all you have.
  • Tomato paste & diced tomatoes – I strongly prefer roasted diced tomatoes for an extra bit of flavor!
  • Garlic – Mmm… don’t skimp
  • Vegetable stock – I have only ever used vegetable stock, but you could substitute for chicken or bone broth.
  • White beans – Just one can will do!
  • Sweet potatoes – Peeled and diced
  • Pasta – I love using a chickpea pasta shells. Just be sure to add them in at the very last bit so they stay al dente!
  • Parmesan – To garnish

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How to Make Autumn Vegetable Minestrone:

To make this Autumn Vegetable Minestrone recipe, simply:

  1. Saute: In a large stockpot, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add celery, carrots, green pepper, and onion and saute until translucent. About 10 minutes. 
  2. Add the spices: Add the oregano, basil, tomato paste, and garlic. Cook for a few minutes.
  3. Bring to simmer: Add the vegetable stock, tomatoes, and beans. Bring soup to a simmer. Let simmer for about 30 minutes. 
  4. Finish the soup: Add the sweet potatoes and pasta and simmer until both are cooked al dente, no more than 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve: Serve immediately with parmesan and warm bread!

 

To store, keep in air tight container for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

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Variations:

Mix up the veggies – Add or take away vegetables as you prefer!

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Autumn Vegetable Minestrone

autumn-vegetable-minestrone

Made with simple and healthy ingredients, this savory Autumn Vegetable Minestrone is a cool weather favorite!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped basil
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 cups vegetable stock
  • 28 ounce can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 15 ounce can cannellini beans, drained rinsed
  • 2 cups diced peeled sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups dry pasta shells
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parmesan to garnish

Instructions

    1. Saute: In a large stockpot, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add celery, carrots, green pepper, and onion and saute until translucent. About 10 minutes.
    2. Add the spices: Add the oregano, basil, tomato paste, and garlic. Cook for a few minutes.
    3. Bring to simmer: Add the vegetable stock, tomatoes, and beans. Bring soup to a simmer. Let simmer for about 30 minutes. 
    4. Finish the soup: Add the sweet potatoes and pasta and simmer until both are cooked al dente, no more than 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
    5. Serve: Serve immediately with parmesan and warm bread!

Notes

* To store, keep in air tight container for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Did you make this recipe?

I can’t wait to hear what you think of this Autumn Vegetable Minestrone recipe! When you make it, be sure to leave an amazing review in the comments below or tag #goingforgrace on social!

 

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