Minestrone soup with pasta and pesto

Recipe from Topfood
Minestrone soup with pasta and pesto
Cooking time: 1 h. 30 min
Servings 4
Minestrone is a tasty Mediterranean soup, made by Italians. Initially, this dish was cooked from all kinds of vegetables, then with meat and pasta. It is served hot for any meal!
If you have many veggies, make this vegetarian soup!


  • Potatoes
    4 pcs.
  • Carrots
    2 pcs.
  • Zucchinis
    2 pcs.
  • Tomatoes
    2 pcs.
  • Red beans
    1 cups
  • Pasta
    6 tbsp.
  • Leek
    2 pcs.
  • Celery
    2 stalk
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
    to taste
  • Olive oil
    4 tbsp.
  • Pesto
    2 tbsp.
  • Salt, ground pepper
    to taste

Nutrition facts per serving

  • Calories

    578 kcal

  • Protein

    16.4 g

  • Fat

    30 g

  • Carbohydrates

    63.8 g


  • Soak the beans in water overnight. Then drain water, add to the pot and fill with a cold water. Bring to a boil and drain the water. Repeat the actions and cook for about 15 minutes. Drain water.

  • Peel the vegetables, rinse them and cut in a random shape. Just tomatoes cut into strips.

  • Fill a pot with cold water, add beans and vegetables (except tomatoes). Pour olive oil, bring to a boil. Cook for half an hour, cover with a lid.

  • Add the tomatoes, cook again for about 10 minutes.

  • Then add pasta. Cook for about 8 minutes.

  • Combine pesto and a little water. Then pour this mixture into soup. Season with spices and sprinkle with grated cheese.

Bon Appetit!

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