Looking for an easy-to-make winter warmer? No need to look any further 🥰👩🏼‍🍳

It’s getting a little chilly and we want to share with you our Dietitian’s favourite gut-loving soup, Minestrone! These bowls have 16 different plant foods! Adding a soup mix like this one is a great way to boost the fiber and plant protein content of your meals! 🌿🌱

The largest international gut study published in 2018 found that people who consume upwards of 30 different plant foods per week had greater gut microbe diversity! 👩🏼‍🔬🦠

Here is the Gut-Loving Recipe

  • 1 cup Italian Soup Mix
  • 3 cups water1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ brown onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 small potato, diced
  • ½ zucchini, diced
  • 100g frozen spinach
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 stock cube
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • Pinch of basil
  • Pinch of parmesan

1. Prepare the soup mix as per packet instructions.
In a medium saucepan add the olive oil, garlic, and onion. Once translucent, add the potato, carrot, tomato paste, stock, and water. Cook for 10 minutes.
2. Add the spinach, zucchini, and season with oregano. Cook for another 10-15 minutes.
3. Once ready to serve, dish into bowls and top with parmesan cheese and basil 🧀🌱. Voilà!!

The best part about Minestrone is that you can use almost any veggies you have that are looking a little sad in the crisper! 🥴🍆🍅🥕🌽