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Vegetarian Minestrone Stoup (GF)

I’m not sure that I can convey how much I like this soup.

Although, it is so chunky and amazing, it really should probably be called a stoup. It is full of butternut squash, carrots and tomato-y goodness – and with some Italian spices, this stew/soup/stoup is one of my personal favorites. For forever.

Minestrone Stoup (GF)

Ingredients:
3 c tomatoes
3 c vegetable stock
1 t thyme
2 T basil
1 T oregano
2 c cooked white beans
2 c cooked garbanzo beans
1 c uncooked butternut squash
1/2 c onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 carrot, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:
1. Sauté the onions and garlic and once the onions are translucent, add the carrots. Sauté for a few minutes before adding the butternut squash, 2 cups of the vegetable stock and spices.

Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and cover. Let simmer until the carrots and butternut squash are at the desired consistency.

2. Add the tomatoes remaining vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Keep at a rolling boil for five minutes.

3. Add the beans and cook the soup until boiling, then reduce to a low heat. You don’t want to overcook the beans. Serve immediately.

Because this minestrone doesn’t have pasta, it will be good as leftovers, but I recommend freezing what you won’t eat in the next day or two.

40 thoughts on “Vegetarian Minestrone Stoup (GF) Leave a comment

  1. I love minestrone soup, especially in the winter 🙂 Joe makes a really good one, and we freeze the leftovers so I have something to enjoy after a cold run! His recipe looks very similar to yours (sans white beans…he’s only allowed to put garbanzos in there since they’re the only bean I like 😉 ), although he adds pancetta for some salt/flavor, which makes it not vegetarian in the slightest. It adds a nice pop of flavor though if you eat meat!

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  2. I haven’t had minestrone soup in ions! It’s about time that I make a pot. This looks like a delicious and hearty soup and I love how you’ve added butternut squash. Great idea. Yum!

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  3. This is totally minestrone! Love how hearty it looks–all of those wonderful ingredients! This is the kind of soup I’m always in the mood for.

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  4. Hi Laura,
    What a pleasure it is to discover your delightful recipe for such a delicious, “comfort” food! I love to make soups and your recipe for vegetarian minestrone is amazing! I am so glad to discover your delightful recipe and your wonderful blog at Healthy Vegan Fridays. I have subscribed and am following your blog on social media so I can enjoy your recipes and posts regularly. All the best, Deborah

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  5. This looks yummy! One of the munchkins and I made a butternut squash soup at a cooking class and adored it. When we made it at home the rest of the horde completely rejected it. 😦 Veggie fail. However, this looks so yummy, I could always cook the squash on the side and add it to the two bowls that want it…

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    • Sometimes a fail is when we get more for us, right? And I think that’s a great idea – or serve it in squash for those of you who like it!

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