Spring Minestrone

Spring Minestrone

By Terry Donley Published: April 7, 2017

  • Yield: 4 Servings

from: www.BHG.com



  1. In a large pot heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add leek, garlic, and ¼ teaspoon salt.
  2. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Stir in broth, 2 cups water, and bay leaf, bringing to a boil.
  4. Stir in beans and asparagus. Return to boiling, reduce heat.
  5. Simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes, until asparagus are tender. Remove bay leaf, stir in greens.
  6. Meanwhile, for cheese toasts: Preheat broiler. Brush remaining olive oil on bread slices, both sides.
  7. Broil for 1 minute on each side. Sprinkle with cheese, broil until light , about another minute.