Minestrone soup

Vegetables make up the base flavour of this soup along with colourful tomatoes and kale. Let your child pick their favourite small pasta to cook right in the soup, perfect for an after school warm up, thermos lunch or quick dinner.

110 cal Serves 6-8
Prep time 0h 10m
Cook time 0h 25m
Total time 0h 35m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a soup pot, heat oil over medium heat and cook carrots, celery, onion and garlic for about 5 minutes. Stir in Italian seasoning and hot pepper flakes; cook for 1 minute.
  2. Step 2

    Add tomatoes, beans and broth; bring to a boil. Stir in kale and pasta; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese, if using.

Tips

  • This soup freezes well in small portions. Substitute any of your favourite cooked canned or frozen beans in the recipe.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1 portion)

Calories
110
Protein
5 g
Sodium
320 mg
Potassium
550 mg
Total fat
2 g
Saturated fat
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Carbonhydrates
21 g
Fibre
4 g
Sugars
5 g