Minestrone soup recipe

"This delicious take on a classic Italian recipe involves making your own homemade chicken stock and is packed with seasonal, nutritious veggies and hearty, comforting flavours"
Prep time:
20 min
Cook time:
2 hr 40 min
Servings:
4 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
9.2 / 10
High score

Glycemic Index

Index
42
Low
Load
25
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories740.82 kcal37%
Fat28.84 g41%
Carbs59.46 g23%
Sugars14.30 g16%
Protein58.69 g117%
Sodium720.44 mg36%
Fiber13.86 g49%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
42
Low
Glycemic Load
25
High

Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 celery stick, diced
1 carrot, diced
200g (7oz) swede, diced
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
4 thyme sprigs, leaves picked
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp tomato purée
400g tin plum tomatoes
1 x 400g tin borlotti beans, drained
50g (2oz) spaghetti, broken into pieces
1/2 Savoy cabbage, leaves shredded
30g pack basil, leaves picked and about half shredded
freshly grated Parmesan, to serve
1 tbsp olive oil
1kg (2lb) Willow Farms chicken drumsticks
1 leek, roughly chopped
2 carrots, roughly chopped
2 celery sticks, roughly chopped
1 onion, halved
handful parsley
4 thyme sprigs
2 bay leaves
1/4 tsp black peppercorns

Directions

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