Minestrone Soup


2-3 cups beans – soaked in cold water overnight

2-3 Tablespoons oil

4-5 carrots – diced

500 gr frozen peas

1 clove garlic – crushed

1 small tin tomato puree

handful spaghetti

2 onions – chopped

2 potatoes – diced

1 large tomato – peeled and chopped

1/2 cabbage – finely shredded

4 chicken or vegetable cubes

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

water to cover


2-3 slices shin, marrow bones


  1. Heat oil in large saucepan.  Add onions, garlic, and cabbage, and fry till limp.
  2. Add remaining vegetables excepting for potatoes and spaghetti.
  3. Add meat and bones.
  4. Three-quarter fill pot with water.  Cover and cook over gentle heat 2-3 hours.
  5. Add tomato puree, seasoning, potatoes and spaghetti, and cook another hour or two.

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