It’s that time of year again. Maybe you overindulged a bit over the holidays, even if you didn’t , you still might be looking to lighten up your menus and reduce your calorie / carb / gluten / meat or ???? intake. Your family may be with you in that resolution, or maybe they aren’t fans of your new “Fitness Pal“. Whatever the circumstance, I have a great solution that you can make ahead, enjoy all week, and customize to please everyone.
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About this time of year, when I have had my fill of roasted squash, green beans, mushrooms and all of the flavors of fall and winter, I get a craving for the brighter flavors of spring. This dish satisfies that craving perfectly.
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Minestrone is a staple in my house, it’s healthy, loaded with vegetables, and hearty. It’s a great way to use up whatever vegetables you have in your crisper, and the rest of the ingredients are things that you probably already have on hand in your pantry.
I don’t have a “recipe” for minestrone, I make it with what I have on hand. The key to great minestrone is starting with aromatics, then adding a combination of vegetables, beans and starch (optional). You can finish the soup with a little olive oil, fresh herbs, cheese or croutons. Serve with a salad or crusty bread (or both) – and you have a healthy and satisfying meal.
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