Cheat’s Minestrone Soup
Cheat’s Minestrone Soup



  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • Pinch of chilli flakes
  • 200g tin of white beans, drained
  • 500ml chicken stock (or veg stock if making vegetarian)
  • Ciabatta, to serve
  • 100g parmesan, grated to serve
  • 250 kale, roughly chopped
  • Handful of parsley, chopped
  • Heat a splash of olive oil in a large frying pan, and add the carrots, onion, celery, garlic, and chilli flakes, and fry until softened.
  • Chuck in the beans and the stock, and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Just before serving, stir in the kale and parsley, then serve with toasted ciabatta topped with parmesan.
20 mins
4 serving

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