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Home-style minestrone soup

6
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
15 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Our version of this Italian classic makes a hearty and filling meal.

Ingredients

Shortcut bacon

175 g, chopped

Brown onion

1 medium, finely chopped

Carrot(s)

1 medium, cut into 2cm pieces

Celery

1 individual, thinly sliced

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Beef stock

6 cup(s)

Canned diced tomatoes

400 g

Pasta, risoni, dry

150 g

Canned cannellini beans, rinsed, drained

1 can(s)

Frozen green peas

1 cup(s), (120g)

Savoy cabbage

1 cup(s), shredded, (75g)

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

1¼ cup(s), to garnish

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Lightly spray a large saucepan with oil and heat over medium heat. Add the bacon, onion, carrot and celery and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until bacon is crisp and vegetables are softened.
  2. Add the garlic, stock and tomatoes and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 25 minutes. Add the pasta, beans, peas and cabbage and simmer for 10–12 minutes or until the pasta is tender. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Ladle soup into bowls and serve garnished with a parsley sprig.