This Minestrone Soup with Quinoa recipe is flavorful, healthy, and for convenience it can be made in the slow cooker or the pressure cooker … your choice!
Let this Loaded Veggie Minestrone Soup cook all day in the slow cooker while you’re out running errands or enjoying the day. Dinner will be ready when you return!
Written by Alyssa Rimmer
I just love soup! I have been known to eat it for lunch, dinner, and even breakfast! Soup fills my belly and warms my soul.
During the winter I make big pots of hearty soup. It is such a time saver even though soup needs to simmer for a while. It doesn’t take much attention while simmering away and leftovers just get better in the fridge
I know that minestrone is a soup. It is a lovely soup. And I love soup. But I also love salad so I thought “minestrone salad – why not?” Why not indeed!
This gluten free soup turned salad recipe takes advantage of the abundance of summer vegetables available right now. Zucchini, corn, tomatoes, basil – does it get any more summery than that?
Since this pasta salad is mayonnaise-free, it is good for taking to cook outs and picnics without the fear of poisoning your diners. It can be served right after making (great for a quick mid-week meal) or you can make it ahead and serve it chilled.
This recipe makes a ton of salad – if you don’t have a crowd to feed, feel free to cut the recipe in half but you should know that