This is a terrific way to use leftover cooked vegetables. They get stirred into a flavorful, healthy broth along with pasta and beans. Slideshow: Vegetarian Soups 

Grace Parisi
September 2013

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Credit: © Con Poulos

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large pot, heat the 2 tablespoons of oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 8 minutes. Add the tomato and cook for 1 minute. Add the broth and 1 cup of water and bring to a boil. Add the pasta, beans, Ratatouille Spirals and shredded basil and simmer for 5 minutes. Ladle the soup into bowls, garnish with olive oil and basil leaves and serve.

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Suggested Pairing

Mediterranean-inspired dishes go well with wines from that region. Have this pretty, herbal soup with a Provençal rosé.

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