Rich and warming turkey minestrone

Rich and warming turkey minestrone image
Difficulty Medium
Preparation 20 min
Cooking 32 min


6 servings
    • 1   onion
    • 1   parsnip
    • 1   carrot
    • 1   celery stick
    • 1   tbsp oil
    • 1   garlic clove crushed
    • 1   tin chopped tomato
    • 1,2   l vegetable stock
    • 1   tbsp tomato purée
    • 75   g spaghetti
    • 1   tin cannellini beans
    •   savoy cabbages shredded
    • 300   g leftover turkey


    A great way to use up leftover turkey, this turkey and vegetable minestrone soup recipe is packed with veggies, too. If serving as a main course, add two portions of your favourite vegetables on the side.

  1. Peel and chop 1 onion, carrot, parsnip and celery stick for richnessand soften in 1 tbsp oil with 1 crushed garlic clove.

  2. Season and add 1 tin chopped tomatoes, 1.2l vegetable stock to add warmthand 1 tbsp tomato puree for tang, bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.

  3. Break in 75g spaghetti and simmer with 1 tin cannellini beans for bulkfor 7 minutes, then stir in shredded Savoy cabbage and 300g leftover turkey and heat through for 5 minutes.