Chicken minestrone

Chicken Minestrone Soup

chicken minestrone

Chicken Minestrone soup

When the weather is cooler outside, a chicken minestrone soup will warm you up.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Soup
Servings 4 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 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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