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Minestrone in minutes

Minestrone in minutes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Whip up a hearty bowl of soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch or warming supper

  • Easily doubled
  • Easily halved
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal162
fat2g
saturates0g
carbs30g
sugars8g
fibre6g
protein8g
low insalt0.54g
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Ingredients

  • 1l hot vegetable stock
  • 400g tin chopped tomato
  • 100g thin spaghetti , broken into short lengths
  • 350g frozen mixed vegetable
  • 4 tbsp pesto
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • coarsely grated vegetarian parmesan-style cheese , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Bring the stock to the boil with the tomatoes, then add the spaghetti and cook for 6 mins or until done. A few minutes before the pasta is ready, add the vegetables and bring back to the boil. Simmer for 2 mins until everything is cooked.

  • STEP 2

    Serve in bowls drizzled with pesto and oil, sprinkled with parmesan.

RECIPE TIPS
BREAKING SPAGHETTI

The easiest way to break the spaghetti is to wrap it in a clean tea towel and, holding it with both hands, bash it against the side of a table to break it into small pieces.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2007

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Rating: 5 out of 5.106 ratings

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