Quick Minestrone SoupQuick, Easy and Delicious

I love a hearty and filling Quick Minestrone Soup on a cold winter’s night… with some crusty buttered bread it makes for a wholesome and delicious meal. This recipe is nice and FAST too – just what Mums need!

I love a hearty and filling Quick Minestrone Soup on a cold winter’s night… with some crusty buttered bread it makes for a wholesome and delicious meal. This recipe is nice and FAST too – just what Mums need!

29

serves
4
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
12
difficulty
easy
rating (click to rate)
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Ingredients

  • 1 Brown Onion finely diced
  • 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 3 cups Beef Stock (vegetable stock for a vegetarian version)
  • 1/3 gram Penne Pasta
  • 2 Bacon Rashers chopped finely (omit for vegetarian version)
  • 1 Celery Stalk including leaves
  • 1 Can Crushed Tomato
  • 1 Red Kidney Beans can
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese for serving
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsley finely chopped, for serving
  • 1 Carrot peeled and chopped


Method

  1. In a heavy based saucepan melt the butter until bubbling and add the onion, garlic and bacon.
  2. Stir until well cooked.
  3. Add the chopped celery and carrot and cook until caramelized.
  4. Stir in the can of tomatoes, drained kidney beans, beef stock and pasta.
  5. Simmer on low for 20 - 30 minutes or until reduced and the pasta is cooked through.
  6. Pour into bowls and top with the cheese and parsley.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips: 

  • This recipe freezes well.
  • Wait until cooked to room temperature and place in ziplock bags for up to two months.

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