Minestrone

Minestrone

Loaded with vegetables, this warming soup is rich in nutrients and fiber.

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Serves: 8 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 40 mins

Yield: 8 x approx. 1-1/2 cup servings

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Ingredients Convert to Imperial

  • 6 cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 200 g potatoes, diced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
  • 1 (14 oz) can chopped tomatoes
  • 85.71 g long grain rice
  • 1 (10 oz) can cannellini or butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Directions:

Heat a little of the water and cook garlic, onion, carrot, zucchini, and celery until onion is transparent.

Add remaining water, potatoes, thyme, stock cubes, and tomatoes and simmer for 15 minutes. Add rice and cannellini beans and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Add peas and simmer until cooked. Stir in parsley.

Soup will thicken on standing; add extra water if necessary.

Variations:

Served with a crusty roll, this soup is a meal on it's own.

Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.