Minestrone Soup with Sausage and Pesto

I am so excited for soup weather.  I’m not excited for the cold because I loathe it but I am excited to make and eat soup while sitting inside my warm house!  This one was a winner. 16 ounces mild sausage 1 (6 oz) can tomato paste 1 onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups celery, chopped … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone

I used to hate pesto as a kid, now I can’t get enough of it!  If you’re like me, then you’ll love this soup! 2 carrots, sliced 2 leeks, white and green parts, halved lengthwise, sliced and rinsed (I used a chopped onion instead) 2 – 3 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ cubes … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Hamburger Minestrone

It has felt like Spring here in Utah until this past weekend when we got so much snow!  So a nice hearty soup was called for to combat the chill and this one fit the bill. 1 pound hamburger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 cup diced onion 1 cup peeled and sliced carrots … Continue reading

Easy 30 Minute Minestrone Soup

This weather is maddening!  One day it is in the 70’s and gorgeous and the next it is in the 40’s and raining!  So because of the rain I made a pot of soup last night because this week isn’t looking great for any sunshine. 3 – 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups onion, chopped, … Continue reading

Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

The weekly pot of soup after the gluttony of Christmas!  This one’s a keeper, hearty and warming. 1 cup sliced celery, about 3 stalks 1 cup sliced carrots, about 2 carrots 1 cup diced onion, about 1 medium 1 1/3 cups sliced zucchini, about 2 small 4 cloves garlic, pressed 3 (14.5 oz each) cans … Continue reading

Speedy Minestrone Soup

And just like that, soup season is here, hurray!  I’ve been wanting to make some soup and this one was so quick and easy as I threw it together for dinner last night, not to mention yummy!  The recipe comes from “The Cook’s Pyjamas”. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, pressed … Continue reading

Spaghetti Minestrone

Here is my lovely soup in my even more lovely brand new, first time out, Food Network brand, blue ombre cast iron enamel Dutch oven that I got on a Black Friday sale from Kohls.com for like $34 regularly $100, score!  I’ve been wanting one for a long time.  Have I professed my love for … Continue reading