In the Master Chef program broadcast on TV8 Turkey on Tuesday, October 26, the audience was curious about the Italian cuisine Minestrone soup made by Danilo Chef. Named after the derivation of the word ‘minestra’, which means soup in Italian, the dish is a full source of vitamins due to the ingredients put into it.
The Italian soup ‘minestrone’, which was made by the sympathetic jury of Master Chef, Danilo Zanna, on Tuesday, October 26, was extremely curious. We have explained the recipe of the soup, which is extremely wide in terms of ingredients and has a different structure, for you in our news.
Minestrone Soup Ingredients
- 1 red onion
- 2 carrots
- 2 stalks of celery
- 4 cloves of garlic
- 10 Brussels sprouts
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 6 cups of vegetable broth
- 1 zucchini
- 1 cup Mexican beans
- 1 cup of boiled dried beans
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
- 1/2 cup of pasta
- 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
- Black pepper
How to Make Minestrone Soup?
Although the materials may seem too many and complicated, the procedures are simple. After peeling the onion, cut it into small pieces. After peeling the skin, finely chop the garlic you crushed with the back of the knife.
Chop the peeled potato into large cubes. After taking the ends, cut the zucchini and carrots, which you have peeled or scraped, according to your desire, in harmony with the potatoes.
Finely chop the celery stalks and leeks you washed in plenty of water. Cut the cauliflower into small florets. Cut the green beans or broad beans that you have cleaned the bones into large pieces. Extract basil leaves.
Heat the olive oil in a deep saucepan. Saute the onion, which you cut into small pieces, until it turns a light color.
Add the garlic and mix, then add the tomato paste. Fry for a short time.
Considering the cooking degrees, mixing them in between; Put the chopped carrot, cauliflower, soaked Mexican beans, celery stalk, potatoes, zucchini, green beans and leeks in the pot.
Add enough hot chicken broth to cover the vegetables by 2-3 fingers and cook the soup mixture for 15-20 minutes.
Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add finely chopped basil leaves and pasta and cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes with the lid closed.
Serve the vegetable soup with plenty of ingredients, which make the pasta swell and the beans soften, with the addition of grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Minestrone Soup Recipe Tip and Cooking Tip
Take care to add the vegetables that will be completely roasted according to their hardness and degree of cooking, albeit a click earlier.
You can add coarse bulgur or rice instead of pasta to the soup recipe, which varies according to the regions in Italy.
You can use seasonal juicy tomatoes in soup making instead of tomato paste, if desired.
Since it is a mixed vegetable soup, you can add vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, colored peppers, corn, chard to the soup.