Milano Minestrone ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)

Milano Minestrone ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)

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One of the healthy version of minestrone whipped up in a jiffy with loads of fibre rich veggies and perked up with oregano and parsley. Fibre is known to control blood sugar levels and blood cholesterol levels, making this soup a healthy option for one and all.

Milano Minestrone ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe) recipe - How to make Milano Minestrone ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

1/4 cup whole wheat penne
1 tsp dried oregano
1 1/2 tsp oil
2 tbsp finely chopped onions
2 bayleaves
1 1/2 cups finely chopped carrots
2 tbsp finely chopped cauliflower
2 tbsp green peas
3/4 cup peeled and finely chopped potatoes
3 tbsp finely chopped cabbage
1 tbsp cornflour dissolved in
1/2 cup of water
2 tbsp chopped tomatoes
4 tbsp fresh tomato purée
salt and to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped parsley

Method
    Method
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and bayleaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the carrots, cauliflower, green peas and 5 cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the potatoes, cabbage and whole wheat penne, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes till the vegetables are tender, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the cornflour-water mixture, tomatoes, tomato purée, oregano, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Serve hot garnished with parsley.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy87 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates16.2 g
Fiber3 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium19.8 mg
Milano Minestrone (Healthy Soup) Video by Tarla Dalal

Reviews

Milano Minestrone ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)
 on 30 Apr 15 03:12 PM
5

I skipped the potatoes and increased the amount of tomato puree. But nonetheless, the soup was yum. A nutritious upgrade for the plain tomato soup.
Milano Minestrone ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)
 on 06 Oct 14 02:14 PM
5

A nice and flavorsome Italian style soup with the goodness of veggies. You can replace the potatoes with broccoli more more health crunch.