Minestrone Soup
Serve a warm bowl of this homemade chunky Italian soup with the freshness of basil, as a perfect solution to a cold night. This soup is combined with the goodness of zucchini, tomatoes and carrots which are beneficial for health.
Chef Pankaj Bhadouria's Minestrone Soup recipe

- Italian


- 4

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- soup


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 30 Min


  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1 cup finely chopped yellow zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped green zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup white beans boiled
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • black pepper powder
  • A few basil leaves
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • ½ cup macaroni boiled
  • Few chopped basil leaves finely
  • salt
  • 3 to 4 cups water
  • A basil leaf
  • parmesan cheese crumbled


  1. 1

    Heat oil in a pan and saute the finely chopped onions.
  2. 2

    Add these (finely chopped) celery, carrots, yellow and green zucchinis and tomatoes , boiled white beans, oregano, black pepper powder, salt, basil leaves, tomato puree and water.
  3. 3

    Stir to mix all the ingredients well.
  4. 4

    Cook the soup for 15 minutes and then add the boiled macaronis.
  5. 5

    Stir and add finely chopped basil leaves for a fresh flavour.
  6. 6

    Pour the soup in a bowl and garnish with a basil leaf and crumbled Parmesan cheese.
  7. 7

    Serve hot with the crusty soup sticks.

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