Easy and Quick Minestrone Soup

A quick and easy recipe for a tasty minestrone ;-)


  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
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  • 2/3 cup small seashell pasta
  • 1 (14.5-oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups zucchini, diced
  • 1 (15 oz) can navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded


Cook garlic in oil in large saucepan over medium heat for about 30 seconds. Add broth and pasta and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes and zucchini; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until both zucchini and pasta become tender. Stir in beans, basil and oregano and simmer for 5 minutes.

By Deeli from Richland, WA


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