Minestrone Soup

Recipe Adapted From Saffron Hut

Minestrone Soup


  • Onion, chopped ~ 1
  • Tomatoes, crushed ~ 1 small can
  • Garlic cloves, minced ~ 2
  • Carrots, chopped ~ 2
  • Spinach ~ a couple of leaves
  • Pasta ~ a fistful
  • Chickpeas ~ a fistful
  • Fresh Basil ~ a couple of leaves
  • Red pepper flakes, salt, pepper ~ to taste
  • Dried parsley, rosemary, oregano ~ to taste
  • Olive oil ~ 2 Tbsp.
  • Water ~ 2 cups


  • Heat oil in a saucepan. Once hot, add red pepper flakes, parsley, rosemary, oregano and garlic.
  • Immediately add the chopped onions and saute till onions are translucent.
  • Now add the tomatoes and give a good stir.
  • Add the carrots, pasta, chickpeas, salt and water and let it boil until the pasta is done.
  • Now add the spinach leaves and let it boil until it wilts.
  • Turn off the stove and add the basil leaves and pepper(if needed).

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