Summer Minestrone With Rice
This full-flavoured broth is brimming
with vegetables, rice and beans: it’s
healthy, filling and easy to make.
- 1 garlic clove
- 75 g spring onions
- 75 g carrots
- 75 g courgette
- 75 g green beans
- 50 g fennel
- 75 g green asparagus
- 75 g cherry tomatoes
- 50 g sweetcorn (can), drained
- 50 g rice
- 600 ml vegetable stock
- 1 bay leaf
- 6 stalks thyme
- pepper & salt
- Finely chop the garlic and spring onions. Chop the carrots and courgette into small cubes. Cut the green beans, fennel, asparagus into bite-sized pieces and quarter the tomatoes.
- Place all of the ingredients into the soup maker, close the lid and select the chunky soup program.
- When the soup is ready, open the lid and pour into bowls. Remember to remove the bay leaf before serving.