You are here: Home » Recipes » Minestrone Minestrone Kitchen Tested Yield 6 servings A little of everything makes this Italian classic so good. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail This flavorful Italian soup (or zuppa) is just the ticket for holiday parties and pre-game festivities. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil1 medium onion, diced (about 1 cup)2 medium carrots, diced (about 1 cup)1 celery stalk, diced (about 3/4 cup)2 medium zucchini, diced1 clove garlic, minced3 medium potatoes (about 3/4 pound), unpeeled and diced3 cups thinly sliced Savoy cabbage1 can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained1 can diced tomatoes, undrained2 cans low-sodium chicken broth3 cups water1/2 teaspoon crushed dried rosemary1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper grated Parmesan cheese (optional) Instructions Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, 6 minutes or until softened. Add carrots and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, except cheese. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer gently 1 to 2 hours. Serve with Parmesan cheese if desired. Recipe by Jean Kressy.