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Minestrone Soup

A savory & cozy home-made soup, perfect for a chilly day or a light dinner.

Course Main Course, Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 (32 oz) box vegetable broth
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can cannellini beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can red kidney beans
  • 3 carrots peeled & diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 zucchini, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomato pesto sauce
  • 2 tsp basil, dried
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 3/4 tsp thyme
  • 3/4 tsp rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp bay leaves Or, 2 leaves
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 box your favorite small noodles

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients into a slow cooker (except the noodles).  Cook on low for 5-6 hours. Cook noodles separately and add them into the slow cooker the last 15 minutes. Enjoy! 

Recipe Notes