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Minestrone soup with smoked bacon and butterbeans

Wed, 11 September 2019

Minestrone soup with smoked bacon and butterbeans

Ingredients:

200g smoked bacon

2 leeks washed and diced

2 sticks celery

2 carrots peeled and diced

1 onion peeled and diced

2 clove of garlic crushed and chopped

Chopped thyme

2 tbs olive oil

1 tin tomato

1.5lt chicken stock

1 tin chopped tomatoes

1 tin cooked butterbeans

100g spaghetti

Salt +pepper

 

Method:

Pour the olive oil into a heavy based pot and sauté the bacon until crispy.

Next add in your leeks, celery, carrots and onions until they are soft. Toss in your garlic and season w/salt & pepper.

Your tinned beans, tinned tomatoes and chicken stock go in next, then simmer for 10 minutes.

Finally add the broken raw spaghetti, cook for a further 30 mins & season again.

Serve with some warm crusty bread and enjoy!

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