Vegetable Minestrone

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by Feli Chic'Cuisine
The most delicious traditional Italian peasant, minestrone is a perfect soup to end the week. Add noodles for a light and healthy meal.


Serves 4

  • 1 tsp olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 750 ml chicken stock

  • 350 ml water

  • 1 box (540 ml) white beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 zucchini, coarsely chopped

  • 2 carrots, chopped

  • 3 garlic cloves, finely minced

  • ​540 ml tomatoes, diced

  • 1 cup macaroni

  • ​3 cups spinach leaves

  • 1 Tbsp oregano, fresh​​​​​​​​​​​, finely minced or 1 tsp oregano dried

  • salt and black pepper



​​1. Heat the olive oil into a saucepan, over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.

2. Add the chicken stock, water, beans, zucchini, tomatoes, carrots and the garlic. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, until tender.​​

​3. Add the macaroni. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

​4. Add the spinach and simmer for 3 minutes or until the macaroni are tender. Add the oregano, salt and pepper.


''Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live". ​― Socrates


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