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Vegan Minestrone Soup
$12.72 Recipe/$2.12 Serving
Vegan Minestrone Soup is the perfect easy healthy recipe! It's great for lunch or dinner and is packed with vegetables and protein! Ready in under 30 minutes on the stove top (with instructions for the instant pot and crockpot too). Great for meal prep or family weeknight meals!
In a large dutch oven over medium high heat, add olive oil and the chopped mirepoix (onion, celery and carrots). Cook for 4 minutes to soften.
Once the veggies have cooked, add the salt, spices, tomato paste and stir well to combine with the mirepoix. Add the bay leaves, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, zucchini, green beans and cannellini beans and cover the pot, cook for 10 minutes, eventually it will come up to a boil
After 10 minutes, add the Modern Table pasta and cook for 4 minutes, covered.
Turn off the heat and remove the lid. Add the spinach and stir well. Allow 2 minutes for the pasta to finish cooking and the spinach to wilt. Serve hot!
Instant Pot Instructions
Start by turning the instant pot on sauté mode for 6 minutes. Allow the instant pot to warm up 1-2 minutes
Add olive oil and the chopped mirepoix. Stir well and allow to sauté until the Instant Pot beeps from the 7 minute timer.
Add the rest of the ingredients except the pasta and the spinach and put the lid on the instant pot.
Cook on high pressure for 2 minutes. Manually release immediately.
Turn the instant pot back on sauté mode for 5 minutes. Add the pasta and cook for 4 minutes
After 4 minutes, add the spinach and stir well. Serve hot!
Crock Pot Instructions
Add all the ingredients except the pasta and the spinach to the crock pot. Stir well.
Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
Right before serving, turn the crock pot on high and add the Modern Table pasta. Cook for 10-15 minutes until the pasta reaches the right texture.
Turn off the crock pot and stir in the spinach. Serve hot
This recipe was calculated using Lentil based pasta which can be more expensive per cup, but it's packed with fiber and protein (to help you feel full from less soup). You can use your favorite gluten free pasta, which may reduce the cost depending on your choice.
Make your own vegetable broth with leftover scraps from cooking. Simply store all your vegetable scraps when cooking throughout the week in a freezer safe bag in the freezer. Make a large batch of stock anytime the bag is full.