Minestrone Recipe

Minestrone Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

45 ml/3 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 leek, thinly sliced
2 celery sticks, thinly sliced
2 carrots, chopped
1 courgette (zucchini), thinly sliced
2 tomatoes, skinned and roughly chopped
2 potatoes, peeled and diced
2.5 liters/2 pts/10 cups Vegetable Stock
75 g/3 oz macaroni
200 g/7 oz/1 small can of cannelloni beans, drained
15-30 ml/1-2 tbsp Pesto Sauce (bought)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
25 g/1 oz/0.25 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Method :

Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry (saute) the onion, leek, celery and carrots until soft but not brown. Add the courgette, tomatoes, potatoes and stock, bring to the boil, then simmer for 10 minutes. Add the macaroni and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the cannelloni beans and continue to simmer for about 10 minutes until all the vegetables are tender. Stir in the pesto sauce to taste and season with salt and pepper. Serve sprinkled with the Parmesan.

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