Minestrone

Minestrone is an Italian soup that's full of goodness and will keep you feeling full for hours. We've made our using pearl barley and lots of healthy vegetables.

Minestrone soup with whole grain bread
SERVES6
TIME TO MAKE1 - 2 hours
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE1 - 2 hours
MEAL TYPEDinner

Try making a healthy minestrone soup.

Method

  • In a large pot heat the oil and cook the onion, carrot and potato over a low to medium heat until the onion is soft
  • Add garlic and cook for a further minute
  • Add remaining ingredients and bring to a gentle simmer
  • Cook for approximately 1 hour or until the pearl barley has become soft.
  • 2 tbsp
    oil
  • onion, chopped
  • carrots, chopped
  • potatoes, chopped
  • 3 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • can of tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup
    pearl barley
  • 1  
    can of kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • stock cube, or 1 tsp stock powder
  • 6 cups
    water
Per serve
  • Energy
    875kJ
  • Total Fat
    5.5g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.5g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    40.8g
  • Sugars
    5.6g
  • Dietary Fibre
    9.6g
  • Sodium
    133mg
  • Protein
    8.1g