Minestrone Soup
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onion, celery, carrots and zucchini to the pot. Cook until the vegetables are tender, 3 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and stir through vegetables, Season the vegetables with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add the tomatoes, vegetable stock and dried herbs to the pot. Bring to a simmer.
  5. Add the tomato paste, coating the vegetables, cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the white beans, kidney beans, and pasta to the pot. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  7. Add green beans and season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Stir in the spinach leaves and cook for 2-3 minutes or until wilted.
  9. Ladle into bowls and garnish with parsley before serving.