Minestrone di verdure

August 11, 2011 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Minestrone di verdure recipe

This minestrone di verdure recipe is from Osteria Boccondivino in Alba, a restaurant that follows the Slow Food movement. A delicious vegetable soup full of warm, comforting flavours, it’s perfect for a winter night.

Minestrone di verdure

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 45 mins


  • 1,5 litres good vegetable stock
  • 3 celery sticks, diced
  • 1 potato, diced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • handful fresh basil
  • handful fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Parmesan shavings, to serve
  • olive oil, to serve



Bring the stock to the boil in a large pot. Add the celery, potato, onion and carrots and simmer on medium heat for about 30 minutes.


Add the basil and parsley, season and cook for a further 10 minutes.


Remove the herbs and serve the soup hot, topped with the Parmesan and a drizzle of oil.



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