Minestrone Soup

Description

A delicious blend of fresh, colourful vegetables cooked to form a healthy and tasty vegetable soup perfect for the winter season

Serves: 4-6

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour

Ingredients

3 large carrots, peeled and chopped

1 large onion, chopped

4 celery sticks, chopped

2 sweet potatoes, diced

1/2 head savoy cabbage, chopped

1 can chopped tomatoes

2 tbsp tomato puree

250 g spaghetti or pasta

1 can cannellini beans

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 vegetable stock cubes 

2L boiling water 

crusty bread 

100g cheese, grated 

salt 

Instructions

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Dinner Recipes

1. In a blender add the carrots, celery and onions and 100 ml of water. Blend to form a rough paste

2. In a saucepan add the olive oil and garlic, followed by the blended vegetables and sweet potatoes. Cook on high heat for 7 minutes

3. Dissolve the vegetable stock cubes in 2L of boiling water, then add to the saucepan.

 

4. Then add the chopped tomatoes and tomato puree. Stir well and add salt to taste. Bring to the boil for 10 minutes, then turn down the heat to medium and simmer, covered for 15 minutes 

5. Then add the beans and pasta. Cook for 15 minutes, covered on medium heat. Add the cabbage.  Add more salt to taste if necessary.  Cook for 5 minutes before serving. 

6. Serve with crusty bread. 

 

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