Minestrone Soup Recipe Making It Your Own

Soup is always an amazing meal for me. It can pretty much stand on its own or it can be served to complement another meal that you may have as the entrée. There are a lot of ways to approach soup. This is can definitely change the way you have your meals if you go about serving soup the right way. Serving soup as an appetizer is a bit tricky. This is tricky in a way you would need to look at your soup to complement your entrée. One type of soup that I really love is pasta based. You can find a minestrone soup recipe quite easily. This is not really hard to make. This is also quite healthy so you will not hesitate serving this up as often as you would want.

The common trend nowadays is to get healthy. You can serve up a batch of this soup with a twist that you can come up with if you are used to the recipe already. You can also try looking for a vegetable minestrone soup recipe to get an appeal to your friends who are more health conscious. You really do not have to worry yourself with the minestrone soup recipe since it is really easy to find. This dish is also quite forgiving since you may find some differences on recipes that you find. You will find out that these are actually interpretations of different chefs on the soup.

As for the recipe for minestrone soup, you can add bits and pieces of ideas then you can call the recipe your own. The soup in itself can already stand alone quite well. What I like about it is that it is still open for improvement of your own. For instance you can deviate from the orzo pasta that is stated in the recipe. You would then have to be careful though since this will definitely alter the actual cooking time.

An easy minestrone soup recipe will give you the basics of the soup. Like I said, this is a very forgiving dish so you can experiment on it and you can easily save it in case you make a bad move on some steps. Learn the actual minestrone soup recipe and try cooking it for a number of times until you get the taste and consistency that you and your food audience will really enjoy. Once you are used to it then little by little, introduce some things that you think can improve the taste and texture of the soup itself. As you can see on the recipe, there are a lot of veggies. You can try introducing some meat in the mixture and try to see how it is going to be. I recommend starting with a processed meat. This usually has a strong flavor that will definitely give your soup a unique approach. A Spanish chorizo definitely fits the description. You can chop some of these and drop them in while you sauté the initial ingredients. It will also get that mild crisp and will give you that alternate texture.

The minestrone soup recipe is hard to determine which one is original. Knowing that this is an Old Italian soup, the families who cooked it before may have their very own interpretations. The minestrone soup recipe may have been passed on from one generation to the other and each may have added something of their own. Therefore it is now hard to find what the original recipe may have looked like. What is important now however is for you to learn it and make this a part of your Italian food arsenal.



Easy Minestrone Soup

  • 2 (15-ounce) cans kidney beans, undrained
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped leek
  • 3/4 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup green beans
  • 1/2 cup diced carrot
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (8-ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup uncooked small elbow macaroni

  1. In food processor place 1 can of kidney beans and process until smooth.
  2. Take Dutch over and spoon in the bean puree and everything except the macaroni
  3. Stir and bring to a boil, cover and set to simmer for 20 minutes
  4. Add in macaroni cook uncovered for 8 minutes or until tender