Crock Pot Minestrone Soup

Crock Pot Minestrone Soup

My Easy Crock Pot Minestrone Soup recipe is simple and delicious.  The vegetarian/ vegan base is packed with flavor and the soup is hearty enough for a full meal!

Easy Crock Pot Minestrone Soup recipe

Happy Tuesday everyone!

Yesterday was busy but productive for me.  It was so pretty here that I went to the park and ran outside for a long time.  It felt so good after doing so many treadmill runs lately.  Later today I’m going to try a new yoga class!  I’ve never gone to a studio consistently to practice (I use DVDs,) so I am looking forward to giving it a shot.  It feels good to be getting back into workout routine and cooking at home.  As much as I love to eat out I know I am eating better food when I prepare it myself.

This easy Crock Pot Minestrone Soup is one of the first dishes I made after we got back from Antigua and I’ve been thinking about it ever sense.

The soup is so flavorful and hearty.  It is really the perfect meal year-round, but especially when the weather is so cold.  I even made mine with organic whole wheat pasta so I could eat the healthiest kind of carbs.

Easy Crock Pot Minestrone Soup recipe

I start the soup with some simple chopped vegetables.

Easy Crock Pot Minestrone Soup recipe

Then I add rich high quality vegetable broth, canned tomatoes and hearty beans to the mix.

Easy Crock Pot Minestrone Soup recipe

I let the Crock Pot Minestrone soup simmer all day.  When I come home add the pasta for the last few minutes of cooking.  It keeps the pasta from getting too soft.

I serve this super easy Crock Pot Minestrone soup with a side salad or a few pieces of toasted garlic bread.

Easy Crock Pot Minestrone Soup recipe

It is a winner every time!

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  1. moli October 6, 2017 at 4:57 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the recipe…I can’t wait to try this recipe! I think it might be a winner for both my husband and the kids! Yum! Pinned and sharing.
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  3. Doug February 23, 2015 at 6:02 pm - Reply

    Looks tasty! Instead of whole wheat pasta I might try hominy or even quinoa. Thanks for sharing.
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  4. Tracie Bodford February 1, 2015 at 7:45 pm - Reply

    Hi Julie! I made this delicious soup tonight. Wow! It’s the best minestrone I’ve ever made. Thank you so much for sharing the recipe with us. Yum!!

  5. Kyra @ Vie De La Vegan January 27, 2015 at 9:41 pm - Reply

    Your minestrone looks delicious, Julie! I love making french onion soup in my crockpot, I caramelize the onions first throughout the afternoon, the smell is just amazing 🙂
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  6. Tracie Bodford January 26, 2015 at 2:54 pm - Reply

    I can’t wait to try this soup over the weekend. Thanks Julie!

  7. Tina Muir January 26, 2015 at 2:41 pm - Reply

    I am loving crock pot meals right now, so this is perfect! Thanks for sharing, and thanks for joining us! Hope you have a wonderful day, aren’t productive days so satisfying!!
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  8. Cassandra @PoweredByBling January 26, 2015 at 11:59 am - Reply

    I love my crockpot and make soups and chilis in it all the time at this time of year. This Minestrone is so vibrant…I’m ready for lunch!
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  9. Amy Bazley January 23, 2015 at 7:25 pm - Reply

    This soup looks awesome! I have been making alot of soup this winter. Definitely ready for a new recipe….can’t wait to try it

  10. Farrah January 23, 2015 at 2:18 pm - Reply

    I adore crockpot recipes, and this looks so delicious and flavorful! <3! Thanks for linking up with us! :]
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    • JulieWunder January 23, 2015 at 3:33 pm - Reply

      Thanks Farrah! Have a great weekend and thanks for coming by today.

  11. Chaitali January 20, 2015 at 9:40 pm - Reply

    Yum! I love minestrone but I never thought to do it in the crockpot.
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  12. Jessie January 20, 2015 at 8:38 pm - Reply

    This looks delicious! The colors are so warming. Bookmarking to make next week.
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  13. Susanna @Zealous Mom January 20, 2015 at 8:29 pm - Reply

    Yum! This looks so delicious. I just printed it off and plan to make very soon.

  14. Lean Lena January 20, 2015 at 11:27 am - Reply

    That soup looks amazing, Julie! Pinning 🙂
    Thanks so much for linking up with Tasty Tuesday this week 🙂
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  15. Melissa @ Freeing Imperfections January 20, 2015 at 8:34 am - Reply

    Going to make this next week! Just looks too good!
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    • JulieWunder January 20, 2015 at 7:16 pm - Reply

      It is! I should have written in the post that we ate it three times in a week. Normally the hubs protests leftovers more than once. But I asked him whether he wanted me to freeze the last bunch or eat it and he wanted to eat it. Never happens! 🙂

  16. Joanna @Makingmine January 20, 2015 at 7:39 am - Reply

    Oh yum! Minestrone is a FAVORITE around here! This looks SO good!
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    • JulieWunder January 20, 2015 at 7:17 pm - Reply

      Thanks so much! It turned out really good! Hearty meal!

  17. I am all over soup lately! Love Minestrone thanks for sharing!
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  18. Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie January 20, 2015 at 7:29 am - Reply

    I like that this looks like a thicker minestrone compared to most. I hate nothing more than seeing a minestrone that is watery! There’s always room for more pasta and veggies.
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    • JulieWunder January 20, 2015 at 7:17 pm - Reply

      Me too! Soup has to be hearty to be a meal in my book.

  19. Susie @ SuzLyfe January 20, 2015 at 7:01 am - Reply

    I love love love minestrone. There is an incredible Italian restaurant near my apartment that does a fab made from scratch minestrone and I don’t get it all the time, but I love the comfort of it when I do!
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    • JulieWunder January 20, 2015 at 7:18 pm - Reply

      That sounds fabulous. I’m dreaming of super Italian restaurants in Chicago now.

  20. Robin @ Simply Southern Baking January 20, 2015 at 6:54 am - Reply

    Looks delish Julie and just right for those cool nights.
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  21. Blane Sherer January 20, 2015 at 5:18 am - Reply

    Now that looks like an awesome bowl of soup : healthy and tasty !

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