1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
How to Make It
Bring broth and water to a boil in a Dutch oven. Add pasta, and cook 8 minutes or until almost tender. Add squash and the next 7 ingredients (through pepper). Reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes or until pasta is done and squash is tender. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.
Very good and easy. I sauteed some onion first, then added 6 1/2 cups chicken stock and 1/2 cup white wine (no extra water). I also used equal amounts dried herbs, plus cut the zucchini and yellow squash into half moons. I only had 2 cups of uncooked farfalle, but it was plenty. At the end, I topped the soup with some left-over sliced lemon herb grilled chicken breast along with the parmesan cheese and an extra squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
I thought this soup was just okay. As other commenters have mentioned, the flavor was a bit lacking... in salt! It was simple and quick enough, but I probably wouldn't bother making it again. It just didn't excite me in any way.
A simple soup, but surprisingly tasty. Some reviewers found it bland, which I think is due to the lack of salt. We used regular chicken broth instead of the reduced-sodium and it was perfect. Also, we used a full tsp of fresh thyme, and substituted the fresh oregano for 1/2 tsp dried.
This was very easy to assemble and had a fresh taste. However, I found it a little bland. It tasted like noodles and summer squash in chicken broth with a few herbs. I think next time I would maybe carmelize onions and then saute the summer squash with the onions for a couple of minutes to give it a little more depth. I will try it again, but it definitely needs to be modified for my taste.
This soup was great for so few ingredients! I used what I already had at home, fresh basil, but otherwise dried herbs, and whole wheat rotini instead of regular bow-tie pasta. Reading a tip from another reviewer, I only boiled the pasta for 5 minutes before adding the squash. It was perfectly cooked. I was surprised at the flavor and it was quite filling as a meal. I will definitely make again!