Who does not like a hot cup of soup on these days of autumn? The smooth taste and fullness of flavor makes you feel warm inside out. That feeling that you crave during office hours and just makes you feel satisfied and not heavy. Italians have a brilliant soup that has this brilliant effect, we all know that one as “Minestrone” and it comes in so many variations yet the same fantastic rich intensity.
To make this soup you would need:
– 1 Fillet Of Beef (250 Grams) (Note you can make it vegetarian)
– Conchiglie (Shells) Pasta (Small Ones)
– Carrot (Chopped into cubes)
– Potatoes (Chopped into cubes)
– Zucchini/Squash (Chopped into cubes)
– 1 Large Onion (Chopped into cubes)
– 2 Garlic Cloves (Minced)
– Can Of Red Kidney Beans
– Fresh Ripe Tomatoes (Chopped into cubes)
– Bunch Of Parsley (Chopped Fine)
– Tomato Paste
– 1 Vegetables Stock Cube
– 1 Tsp Of Chili Flakes
– Parmesan Cheese To Grate On Top Before You Serve It
– Salt & Pepper To Season
This soup is super easy to make yet it is an absolute pleasure to devour, toss the garlic and onions in the pan with some olive oil. Soon as the aroma starts spreading add chopped bits of beef to the mix and keep stirring, slowly start adding tomatoes, potatoes, squash, carrots and a drained red kidney beans. Pour water till it covers the mixture leaving it to simmer, when it boils you can add your vegetable stock, chili flakes as you desire and two spoons of tomato paste then the pasta. Leave to simmer until the potatoes are well done. You can your salt and pepper a couple of min before you turn it off.
Stir in the parsley and leave for 3 min before serving in lovely bowls with some grated Parmesan cheese and a lovely warm piece of bread to the side. This would be just a sensational hit for all winter long and you can vary the vegetables you use in it as much as you like. Full of healthy nutrients and flavorful sensational taste.
Loving Warm Wishes To All.