This minestrone soup recipe will provide the family with a good wholesome bowl of soup.
In a large pot, heat the butter and oil over medium heat.
Add in carrots, onion, celery, potatoes and leek and saute for about 10 minutes while stirring occasionally.
Stir in the broths, seasonings, tomatoes and zucchini.
Reduce heat to low and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add in spaghetti and beans and simmer for another 15 minutes.
Add beans & spaghetti and simmer for another 15 minutes.
Serve and garnish with a little parmesan cheese and a sprig or two of fresh parsley.