Chicken minestrone

Chicken Minestrone Soup

Chicken Minestrone soup

Recipe by Donna


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When the weather is cooler outside, a chicken minestrone soup will warm you up.


  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken

  • 2 Tbsp fresh thyme, chopped

  • 1 onion finely chopped

  • 3 rashers bacon, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, grated

  • 1 large carrot,cut into 1 cm cubes

  • 2 small zucchini, cut into 1 cm cubes

  • 2 celery sticks, cut into 1 cm cubes

  • 1 litre chicken stock

  • 2 potatoes, cut into cubes

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • 90 grams small dried pasta

  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • parmesan shavings to serve


  • In a large pot, add bacon, onion and herbs and cook gently, constantly stirring for 5 minutes
  • Add potatoes, carrots, celery , zucchini and cook 5-7 minutes more. Add shredded cooked chicken and stock and bring to the boil. Cover and cook gently for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally or until the vegetables are soft.
  • Add the pasta and frozen peas, bring to a boil and cook until the pasta is cooked. Taste and adjust the seasoning as necessary.
  • Serve in warm bowls. Add chopped parsley and shaved parmesan.

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