Italian vegetable & bean soup

Italian vegetable & bean soup

More of a meal in a bowl, this hearty, healthy soup is big on flavour and so simple to make.

By , 21 September 2015
Italian vegetable & bean soup
  • Ready in: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: 97p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 461g serving contains
  • Fat 14
    19%
  • Sat Fat 4.7
    23%
  • Sugar 14
    15%
  • Salt 1.1
    18%
  • Cals 436
    22%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 396kJ/95kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 parsnip, diced
  • 1 courgette, diced
  • 400g can Asda Chopped Tomatoes With Herbs
  • 2 x 290g cans Asda Borlotti Beans, drained
  • 75g Wensleydale cheese, crumbled
  • 200g Asda Baguette
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
Method
  • Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onion, carrot and parsnips. Stir, then cover and cook over a low heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Add the courgette, tomatoes, beans and 300ml water. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Remove half the veg and beans with a draining spoon. Purée the rest in a blender or processor. Return the purée to the pan with the reserved vegetables and reheat.

  • Top with the cheese and serve with the baguette.