Rustic soup

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Rustic soup
This is such a warming soup, ideal for a cold wintry day.

1 onion, peeled and diced

1 large carrot, peeled and chopped

1 celery stick, chopped

1 tbsp olive oil

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 bay leaf

1 x 400g tin of chopepd tomatoes

1 x 400g borlotti beams, drained

1 litre chicken stock

200g cooked ham, cut into chunks

salt and freshly ground pepper

Parsley leaves, to garnish

In a large pan, sweat the onion, carrot and celery in the oil until soft.

Add the garlic and bay leaf and cook for a further 5 mins.

Mix in the tomatoes, beans and stock

Simmer for about 20 mins until the carrots have softened.

Ladle about half the soup into a blender and blitz until almost smooth, then return to the pan.

Add the ham and cook for about 5 mins until heated thoroughly, and season if required

Garnish with fresh parsley.

Serve hot with fresh bread.


Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Beans, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Soups, Starters, Easy, Healthy, Quick Meals, One Pot

Special Info
Gluten free, Nut free, Egg free

Level of Difficulty

Other recipes you may like

Hello Mama!
Help us help you by allowing us and our partners to remember your device in cookies to serve you personalized content and ads.

We're on a mission to help our mums and their families thrive by informing, connecting and entertaining.

Join us in our mission by consenting to the use of cookies and IP address recognition by us and our partners to serve you content (including ads) best suited to your interests, both here and around the web.

We promise never to share any other information that may be deemed personal unless you explicitly tell us it's ok.

If you want more info, see our privacy policy.