This minestrone recipe features everything you've ever wanted: flavor, excitement and quickness.

Grace Parisi
December 2003

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© Mikkel Vang

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large casserole. Add the mushrooms, garlic and leek and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until barely softened. Add the stock and tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until barely softened, about 4 minutes. Add the wax beans, zucchini and white beans, cover partially and cook until tender. Stir in the peas and basil. Drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and serve.

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Notes

One Serving 249 calories, 6.1 gm total fat, 0.8 gm saturated fat, 41 gm carb.

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