Winter Warming Minestrone Soup

Recipes | June 20, 2017 | By

Winter Warming Minestrone Soup
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Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil or neutral coconut oil
  2. 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  3. 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  4. 1 cup thinly sliced Savoy cabbage
  5. 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  6. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  7. 1 teaspoon mixed dried mixed Italian herbs
  8. 2 large stalks of celery, sliced
  9. 2 medium carrots, chopped
  10. 1 medium sweet potato, chopped
  11. 2 medium baby marrows, chopped
  12. 1 dried bay leaf
  13. 1 can chopped tomatoes, with liquid
  14. 6 cups vegetable broth or stock
  15. 1/4 cup tomato paste, with 1 cup of water
  16. 2 cups Happy Earth People red lentil pasta
  17. 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  18. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat.
  2. Add garlic and onion and cook until translucent, about 6 minutes.
  3. Add sweet potato, cabbage, baby marrow, parsley, basil, dried herbs, celery, carrots, bay leaf, and lightly sauté
  4. Once coated, add broth/stock tomato paste and tinned tomatoes.
  5. Cook for 30 to 40 minutes, until vegetables are tender and sweet potato is cooked through.
  6. Add Happy Earth People red lentil pasta. Cook for a further 8 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
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