Definitions for minestroneˌmɪn əˈstroʊ ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

min•e•stro•neˌmɪn əˈstroʊ ni(n.)

  1. a thick vegetable soup, often containing beans, herbs, and bits of pasta.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of minestrone:

1890–95; < It, =minestr(a) kind of soup (lit., something served; see minister ) +-one aug. suffix

Princeton's WordNet

  1. petite marmite, minestrone, vegetable soup(noun)

    soup made with a variety of vegetables

Wiktionary

  1. minestrone(Noun)

    Any of many thick Italian vegetable soups.

  2. Origin: Directly from

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  1. Minestrone

    Minestrone is a thick soup of Italian origin made with vegetables, often with the addition of pasta or rice. Common ingredients include beans, onions, celery, carrots, stock, and tomatoes. There is no set recipe for minestrone, since it is usually made out of whatever vegetables are in season. It can be vegetarian, contain meat, or contain a meat-based broth. Angelo Pellegrini, however, argued that the base of minestrone is bean broth, and that Roman beans "are the beans to use for genuine minestrone". Minestrone is one of the cornerstones of Italian cuisine, and is almost as common as pasta on Italian tables.

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