Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

Well i haven't had Olive Garden's Minestrone, but i love the soup, so i attempted to duplicate Todd Wilbur's copy-cat recipe linked above.  Read the comments over there, most of them mentioned adding wine ... so i substituted 4 cups of Riesling for the water.  To my taste it was delicious.

We are going to try the authentic soup at Olive Garden soon ... then i will know how close i came.


Zoom to December's cooking album.

It didn't really need the Parmigiana cheese shavings on top.

Here is a picture of the authentic Minestrone from Olive Garden ...

We even took a cup of it home and compared it side by side. It is so very close.  I had a bit more pepper in mine, they had a bit more salt.  They may have had a bit more tomato in the broth. 



Tags

  1. food
  2. soup
  3. minestrone
  4. olive garden

Comments


Mark de LA says
This looks good, a little red in the colors & some green; along with some brown of course! As I recall, Olive Garden's was not the best minestrone I have had.


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