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    Borlotti bean soup with savoy cabbage

    Try this fast and deliciously warming midweek meal

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 20 minutes
    • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 1 carrot, diced
    • 1 essential Waitrose celery stick, sliced
    • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
    • 600ml chicken or vegetable stock
    • 400g can essential Waitrose chopped tomatoes, drained
    • 400g can essential Waitrose borlotti beans, drained and rinsed
    • 120g essential Waitrose savoy cabbage, tough stalk removed and finely shredded
    • 30g parmigiano reggiano


    1. Warm the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion, carrot, celery and thyme and saute for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time.
    2. Add the stock, tomatoes and borlotti beans. Season well and simmer for 10 minutes with the pan partially covered. Add the cabbage and simmer for a further 5 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning.
    3. Use a vegetable peeler to shave the parmesan over the soup, and serve in warmed bowls.

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