Recipe: Minestrone


1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 clove garlic
2 cups vegetable broth
1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
2 cups navy beans
A good handful of pasta
other vegetables to taste


Sauté onion in olive oil until fragrant, about 5 minutes.  Add garlic and cook 1 minute.  Add broth, beans and tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes.  Add pasta to soup along with any vegetables (fresh, frozen, canned or leftover) desired. Cook until pasta is tender and vegetables are heated through, about 15 minutes.