You don’t really need a recipe for minestrone, so think of this recipe as more of a guideline.
The key ingredients to this ubiquitous Italian soup are beans, pasta, and tomatoes. Beyond that, you can add whatever vegetables are in season, leftover chicken from another meal, or any number of things.
What’s fresh and in season? What do you have in your crisper drawer or pantry already? Take this recipe and make it your own!