Southern Italian Vegetable Soup Recipe - Assorted vegetable and macaroni soup- Italian style

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Healthy Tasty Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Tomatoes, Carrot

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Soup

Southern Italian Vegetable Soup

Southern Italian Vegetable Soup Recipe - How to make Southern Italian Vegetable Soup


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking :


  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Carrot finely chopped1 medium

  • Potatoes finely chopped 2 medium

  • Cabbage chopped 1/4 small

  • Basil leaves 6-8

  • Olive oil 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic finely chopped 4 cloves

  • Celery chopped 1 inch stick

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Macaroni 1/4 cup

  • Vegetable stock 4 cups


Step 1

Remove the eye of tomatoes and make a small incision at the bottom. Boil one cup of water and blanch tomatoes for one minute and remove immediately. Peel, remove the seeds and puree or mince them.

Step 2

Reserve a few basil leaves for garnish and chop the rest. Heat olive oil in a pan, add onion and garlic and sauté till they turn translucent.

Step 3

Add celery, carrot and potatoes. Stir continuously and cook for five minutes. Add cabbage, tomatoes and cook stirring continuously.

Step 4

Add salt, white pepper powder, chopped basil and macaroni, stir and add vegetable stock or water and bring it to a boil.

Step 5

Lower the heat and simmer till vegetables are cooked and the soup has thickened. Garnish with the reserved basil and serve hot.

Step 6

Chef's Tip

Step 7

Basil is known to emit ozone rather than oxygen that is emitted by other plants.

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