Extra Virgin Olive Oil Onion Fresh Green Beans Celery Carrot Zucchini Garlic Vegetable Broth Canned Crushed Tomatoes Fresh Parsley Dried Oregano Kosher Salt Ground Black Pepper Dried Thyme Canned Small White Beans Canned Kidney Beans Fresh Baby Spinach and Kale Small Shell Pasta
There are only a few differences between the two. Minestrone is thicker and heartier. There are beans, pasta, or rice, and the flavor is more Italian-based. Vegetable soup is a vegetable-based broth with just vegetables.
No, minestrone is a hearty Italian vegetable soup. It is high in protein from the beans; however, there isn't normally meat protein in the soup.