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How to make minestrone soup

Delicious heart-warming meal for a cold winter night

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Gathered ingredients

Gathered ingredients

Utensils

Utensils

Prepared ingredients

Prepared ingredients

Place the bacon, carrots, celery, potato and garlic in a large saucepan and stir to combine. Cook over high heat, uncovered, stirring often, for 5 minutes.

Add the beef stock, red kidney beans and tomatoes to the pan, cover and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

Vegetables added to the saucepan

Vegetables added to the saucepan

Increase heat to high. Add pasta and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle into serving bowls and sprinkle with parsley.

Pasta added and cooked

Pasta added and cooked

Pasta has cooked and vegetables are tender

Pasta has cooked and vegetables are tender

Salt, pepper and parsley added and is ready to eat (Serves 4)

Salt, pepper and parsley added and is ready to eat (Serves 4)

The bowl speaks for itself

The bowl speaks for itself

  • 3.0 Bacon rashers, rind removed roughly chopped
  • 2.0 Carrots peeled chopped
  • 2.0 Celery sticks, chopped
  • 1.0 Desiree potato, peeled, chopped
  • 2.0 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1.0l Beef stock
  • 300.0g Can red kidney beans, rinsed, drained
  • 400.0g Can rich and thick finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2c 3-minute rollini pasta
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3c Chopped fresh continental parsley