Minestrone Soup

200 Calories

per portion - serves 10

This soup is either a perfect snack or meal for a Fastday. It can also be made in big batches and frozen till needed!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp cold pressed rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 fat cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 2 medium courgettes (zucchini), chopped
  • 8 medium carrots, chopped
  • 100g spinach, chopped
  • 3 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes
  • 2 x 400g tins cannellini beans
  • 150g lubella strand pasta (or other)
  • 5 pints/10 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • a good grinding of salt & freshly ground pepper
  • a generous handful fresh parsley, chopped

Method

Fry the garlic for 1 minute before adding the onion and saut´┐Żing till soft.