https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/8242/ten-veg-minestrone

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This is a simple and tasty way to get lots of veggies in to a single meal. The recipe can be tweaked to suit anyone's tastes.

Ingredients

  • 3 Rashes Bacon

  • 1 Large Onion

  • 2 Cloves Garlic

  • 2 Carrots

  • 2 Potatoes

  • 2 Parsnips

  • 1 Cup Pumpkin

  • 2 Zucchinis

  • 2 Tomatoes

  • 1 Cup Green Beans

  • 1 L Beef Stock

  • 2 Cups Water

Method

  • 1.

    Finely chop the bacon, onion and garlic

  • 2.

    Dice the rest of the vegetables into roughly equal sized pieces

  • 3.

    Heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a stockpot or deep saucepan

  • 4.

    Add the bacon, onion and garlic and stir for 2 minutes

  • 5.

    Add the harder veggies and stir for a few minutes.

  • 6.

    Add the stock and simmer for 10 minutes

  • 7.

    Add the remaining ingredients and simmer until everything is tender

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 218kj
  • Fat Total 6g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 9g
  • Carbohydrate 33g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Sodium 466mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

You can pretty much use whatever veggies you have access to, fresh or frozen for this. Vegetarians could use veggie stock & skip the bacon, and you can add some pasta to bulk it up a bit too. A tin of Kidney beans or similar will add a bit of protein too.

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