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Minestrone Soup

45 mins

A quick meal to make for your child is Minestrone Soup. Made with a variety of vegetables, chicken stock, and macaroni, this meal is guaranteed to fill your child with the necessary nutrients.

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium (150g) onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium (240g) carrots, chopped
  • ¾ cup (90g) finely chopped celery
  • 1 medium (200g) potato, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups (1.5L) chicken or vegetable stock
  • ¾ cup (135g) small macaroni
  • 400g can butter beans, drained
  • Grated parmesan, to serve, if desired
Step by step
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    Time total
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat; add onion, carrot and celery; cook 4 minutes or until just tender; add potato and garlic; cook 1 minute; add tomatoes and stock; bring to the boil; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Add macaroni and beans; simmer 8-10 minutes or until macaroni is cooked. Serve with parmesan, if desired

    TIP: For younger babies, simply process in a blender to required consistency. Minestrone can be frozen in small portions for baby for later use.

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