Minestrone with Basil and Parmesan

Minestrone with Basil and Parmesan

Minestrone with Basil and Parmesan

A twist on a classic soup

  • Recipe serves: 4
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 40 min

Ingredients

  • 20 g / 1 tbsp Flora Pro.Activ Buttery or original
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, sliced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 400 g tomatoes, no added salt
  • 2 cups salt-reduced beef stock
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 400 g canned red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 20 small basil leaves, for serving
  • 40 g Parmesan cheese, finely grated for serving

Directions

  1. Heat Flora pro-activ in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add onion and garlic and stir 1–2 minutes. Add the celery, carrot and zucchini, stir for 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes and stock, cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add the potato, cover and simmer a further 15 minutes or until the potato is cooked. Stir in the kidney beans, cover and cook until hot.
  3. Serve with basil and parmesan.
  4. TIP – Add some sliced chilli for a more intense flavour
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving
Energy (kcal) 242 kcal
Energy (kJ) 1013 kJ
Protein (g) 13.7 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g) 40.9 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g) 31.1 g
Sugar (g) 9.7 g
Fibre (g) 9.8 g
Fat (g) 3.7 g
Saturated fat (g) 1.9 g
Unsaturated fat (g) 1.3 g
Monounsaturated fat (g) 0.8 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0.5 g
Trans fat (g) 0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg) 7 mg
Sodium (mg) 859 mg
Salt (g) 2.15 g
Vitamin A (IU) 3643 IU
Vitamin C (mg) 41.3 mg
Calcium (mg) 197 mg
Iron (mg) 2.58 mg
Potassium (mg) 1084 mg
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