12-18 months
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Minestrone Soup

45 mins

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
  • Minestrone Soup

    1. 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.

    2. 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.