Minestrone with Tofu

soupServes 6

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 40 min


  • 5 oz tofu, cubed
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 celery sticks, chopped
  • 2 medium size carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 small potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 medium sized zucchini, finely diced
  • 6 oz. green beans, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried Italian herbs
  • 12 oz can chop tomatoes small bunch of parsley or basil, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 cups vegetable stock


  1. Heat oil in a large pan then sauté the celery, garlic for 5-7 minutes, or until softened and beginning to turn golden.
  2. Add other vegetables and dried herbs.  Stir, mix well, and then transfer cooked vegetables to a large stock pot.
  3. With vegetables in stock pot, add canned tomatoes, tofu, and vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, and then simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Add chopped parsley or basil to the soup and season with salt and pepper to desired taste.
  5. Serve immediately, enjoy.
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