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Minestrone di Verdure

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceHome Cooking www.homecookingse24.co.uk
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

Minestrone di Verdure

Ingredients

1
carrot
1
onion
2
celery (stalks)
1
leek
1 1⁄2
Vegetable stock (!Litre )
1
broccoli (head)
6
french beans
1
courgette
1
Potato (medium)
1
tomato (large)
40 g
macaroni
1
bay leaf
1 T
fresh basil
2 T
olive oil

Instructions

Dice the carrot and the onion. Slice the celery stalks and the leek. Divide the broccoli into florets. Cut the french beans and the courgette in 2 cm pieces. Peel the tomato, remove the seeds and chop it.
In a large pot, heat the oil and sauté the carrot, onion and celery until lightly browned. Add the stock , bay leaf and broccoli and bring to the boil. Add the leek, french beans, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, then add the courgette and macaroni and continue cooking  until the pasta is al dente, about 1o minutes.
Stir in the tomato, remove the bay leaf, stir in the basil and serve.
Serving suggestion:
Add grated Parmesan and freshly ground black pepper. You could also add a spoon of fresh, homemade Pesto in place of the basil.