A white bowl filled with this Minestrone Soup sits ready to enjoy. Carrots and celery sit off in the distance.

Minestrone Soup Recipe

A classic soup that is hearty, filling and filled with Italian flare.

Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Yield 14 servings
Calories 157 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 2 cups chopped red onions
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 cups peeled and chopped carrots
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 8 cups chicken stock (no sugar or dextrose added)
  • 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste (no sugar added)
  • 3 tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 3 tbsp. garlic granules (or powder)
  • 2 medium bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups cooked kidney beans
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • pasta or rice as you like
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  1. In a large stock pot, sauté the onions, celery and carrots in the oil until the onions are translucent.

  2. Add all other ingredients except the rice or pasta and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a gentle simmer and cook until the vegetables are soft and cooked through.

  3. Serve over pasta or rice.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data given here is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Minestrone Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 157 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 412mg18%
Potassium 679mg19%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 3396IU68%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.