#KIphotocontest - Chunky Minestrone Soup

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#KIphotocontest - Chunky Minestrone Soup

Photo by Myra O.

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  • 3

    large carrots, roughly chopped

  • 1

    large onions, roughly chopped

  • 2

    large potatoes, cut into small dice

  • 4

    celery ribs, roughly chopped

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 2

    garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2

    tablespoons tomato paste

  • 8

    cups vegetable broth

  • salt and pepper

  • 14

    ounces chopped tomatoes

  • 14

    ounces butter beans, drained or

  • 14

    ounces cannellini beans

  • 5

    ounces spaghetti, snapped into short lengths

  • savoy cabbage, shredded


In a food processor, whizz the carrots, onion and celery into small pieces. Heat the oil in a pan, add the processed vegetables, garlic and potatoes, then cook over a high heat for 5 mins until softened. Stir in the tomato paste, broth and tomatoes. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes Tip in the beans and pasta, then cook for a further 10 mins, adding the cabbage for the final 2 minutes Season to taste and serve with crusty bread.


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