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Minestrone

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Introduction

My mother makes this soup all the time and it is really great in winter or summer.

My mother makes this soup all the time and it is really great in winter or summer.

Ingredients

Serves: 0

Metric Cups
  • 3 large carrots (diced)
  • 3 sticks celery (diced)
  • 2 onions (diced)
  • 400 grams chopped tomatoes
  • 2 litres chicken stock
  • 4 medium potatoes (cubed)
  • ¼ savoy cabbage (sliced)
  • 188 millilitres pasta
  • 188 millilitres runner beans (chopped)
  • ½ handful fresh basil (chopped)
  • ½ handful chopped fresh parsley
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 large carrots (diced)
  • 3 sticks celery (diced)
  • 2 onions (diced)
  • 14⅛ ounces diced tomatoes
  • 3½ pints chicken broth
  • 4 medium potatoes (cubed)
  • ¼ savoy cabbage (sliced)
  • 7 fluid ounce pasta
  • 7 fluid ounce runner beans (chopped)
  • ½ handful fresh basil (chopped)
  • ½ handful chopped fresh parsley
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil

Method

Minestrone is a community recipe submitted by toowoombagirl and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • First get a really big saucepan and put it over a low heat and add the olive oil then, the carrots, celery and onion stir well and put the lid on so it can sweat down.
  • Stir every couple of minutes for 10-15 minutes.
  • Now add the tin of tomatoes stir until warmed, add the stock and the potatoes, bring to the boil, turn the heat down to a simmer and cook until the potatoes are half done.
  • Then add the cabbage, pasta and beans simmer until everything is done , taste for seasoning,
  • take off the heat and just before serving stir in the herbs.
  • First get a really big saucepan and put it over a low heat and add the olive oil then, the carrots, celery and onion stir well and put the lid on so it can sweat down.
  • Stir every couple of minutes for 10-15 minutes.
  • Now add the tin of tomatoes stir until warmed, add the stock and the potatoes, bring to the boil, turn the heat down to a simmer and cook until the potatoes are half done.
  • Then add the cabbage, pasta and beans simmer until everything is done , taste for seasoning,
  • take off the heat and just before serving stir in the herbs.
  • Tell us what you think