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Minestrone Primavera

This Minestrone Primavera is packed full of green goodness. It's so healthy, fresh and packed full of all the flavours of Spring.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Emily Kemp


  • ~2.8 oz (80g) broad beans , fava
  • ~5/8 cup (90g) peas , frozen
  • ~5.6 oz (160g) green beans chopped
  • 1 leek
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 zucchini/courgette
  • ~8.1 oz (230g) cannellini beans canned
  • 6 cups (1.5 litres) chicken stock
  • 1 large handful basil chopped
  • Pecorino cheese for serving
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to season


  • Add the olive oil to a large pot under a medium/low heat.
  • Cut the end and stalk off the leek then cut into slices. Cut the zucchini in half length-ways then cut into slices. Add the leek and zucchini to the pot and sauté until soft, add the garlic and fry for another minute.
  • Add the green beans then the chicken stock. Bring to a boil then turn down to a simmer. Add the peas, broad beans, cannellini beans, basil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes then serve. Top with a grating of pecorino cheese.


*Please not this recipe was tested and developed using metric measurements all imperial measurements are an approximate.


Calories: 215kcal