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    Tuscan Tomato Soup with Beans

    Create this soup in just a few minutes using basic store cupboard ingredients, such as Waitrose Cannellini Beans and Valfrutta Tuscan Chopped Tomatoes. Serve with crusty bread for a hearty, family lunch. It is perfect for vegetarians when made with vegetable stock.

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 30 minutes
    • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 2 sticks celery, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 litre vegetable or chicken stock
    • 2 x 410g cans Waitrose Cannellini Beans
    • 400g can Valfrutta Tuscan Chopped Tomatoes
    • ½ pack fresh parsley, chopped
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

    Method

    1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and celery and fry for 7 minutes or until they are softened. Add the garlic and stock and bring to the boil. Simmer, partly covered, for 15 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
    2. Drain and rinse the beans, then add to the pan with the tomatoes and seasoning. Simmer for 5 minutes, then stir in the parsley and serve.
    3. Variation: You could add 2 chopped rashers of smoked bacon or 50g lardons to cook with the onion in step 1. Serve topped with a handful of grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. (With the added ingredients, this version cannot be classed as Perfectly Balanced.)

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    Variation

    You could add 2 chopped rashers of smoked bacon or 50g lardons to cook with the onion in step 1. Serve topped with a handful of grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. (With the added ingredients, this version cannot be classed as Perfectly Balanced.)

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