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Farmers Market Minestrone

Recipes | February 25, 2016 | By

Farmers Market Minestrone

Servings 6


  • Cooking spray as needed
  • ¼ cup 60g diced onions
  • ½ cup 115g diced carrots
  • ½ cup 115g shredded cabbage
  • ¼ cup 60g sliced celery
  • ¼ cup sliced courgette
  • 2 tablespoons diced green peppers
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 900 ml water
  • 1 cup 225g plus 2 tablespoons marinara (Italian tomato) sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • cups 400g cooked white beans
  • ½ cup 115g macaroni (uncooked)


  • Spray the pot with cooking spray. Sauté the onions, carrots, cabbage, celery, courgettes, green peppers and garlic until the vegetables are cooked and slightly limp.
  • Add the water, marinara sauce, ground white pepper, Italian herb seasoning and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Add the cooked white beans and macaroni. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until the macaroni is tender.
  • Recipe by Chef James Dumars of the Lakeside Union School District, Lakeside, California.