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Minestrone Soup

2014-11-28

Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 4:00 h
  • Ready In : 4:15 h

The perfect solution to a cold night in. Enjoy a warming bowl of this home-made soup.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Chicken Stock
  • 400g canned tomatoes, diced
  • 400g can red kidney beans, drained
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1⁄2 tsp dried sage
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and Pepper Grinders
  • 2 cups cooked Farfale Pasta
  • 1 medium baby marrow, chopped
  • 2 cups spinach, chopped
  • 4 tbsps Parmesan, grated
  • Basil sprigs, for garnish

Method

Step 1

In a slow cooker, combine Chicken Stock, tomatoes, beans, carrots, celery, onion, thyme, sage, bay leaves, and 1⁄2 tsp each salt and pepper grinders. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours.

Step 2

Thirty minutes before the soup is done cooking, add Farfale Pasta, baby marrow and spinach. Cover and cook for 30 more minutes.

Step 3

Remove bay leaves and season, to taste, with salt and pepper grinders. Ladle soup into bowls and sprinkle parmesan cheese over top. Garnish with basil, if desired.

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