Kids Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup
Serves: 4 – 8 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive
  • 1 Brown onion, diced
  • 1 leek, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • 3 stalks Celery, diced
  • 2 Potato peeled and diced
  • 1L Vegetable stock, reduced salt
  • 1 can Kidney beans, canned, drained and rinsed (400g)
  • 1 can dicd tomatoes (400g)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Dried pasta (small shape)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano, dried
  • Salt and pepper (to season)
  • Wholegrain toast (to serve)


  1. Heat olive oil in a soup pot and add onion, leek, garlic.
  2. Then add celery and carrots. Fry gently for 4 minutes.
  3. Add potato and bay leaf and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add the stock, oregano, crushed tomatoes and tomato paste and bring to the boil.
  5. Add pasta and kidney beans and cook for approximately 10 minutes, or until pasta is cooked. Add more boiling water to the pot if it needs more liquid.
  6. To serve, season with salt and pepper and option to serve with wholegrain toast soldiers.

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