Healthy Recipes

Slow Cooker Vegetable Minestrone

July 27, 2020

Photo: bauersyndication.com.au

Yield
Serves 4
Prep Time
5mins
Cook Time
540mins
Difficulty Level
2 / 5

The king of cold-night soups, (slow cooker vegetable) minestrone is simple to make, comforting, hearty and delicious, especially when the weather is a little cooler.

Ingredients

Steps

01.

Place garlic, onion, celery, carrot, stock, paste and tomatoes in a 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low, for 6 hours.

02.

Add cannellini beans and enough of the water to make a thick soup consistency. Cook, covered, on low, for 2 hours. Season to taste.

03.

Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until just tender, adding green beans and peas for the last 2 mins of cooking time; drain.

04.

Divide pasta, green beans, peas and cabbage among serving bowls; ladle soup mixture into bowls. Serve minestrone topped with Parmesan cheese and parsley.

Photo: bauersyndication.com.au