Fresh Vegetable Bean Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14-ounces each) chicken or beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 1 can (15.5 ounce) beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup rosmarina or other small pasta
  • 1 tablespoon dry basil
  • ¼ teaspoon dry thyme

Total Time: 45 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Number of Servings : 6

Directions

  1. Pour broth into a 2-quart saucepan. Heat to a simmer.
  2. Meanwhile heat a medium size skillet. Add olive oil. Clean and chop fresh vegetables in the order they are listed. As each is prepared, add it to the skillet. Stir. Cook another 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add sautéed vegetables, peas, beans, pasta and herbs to broth. Simmer 15 to 30 minutes.