Kale Minestrone

This is a brilliant meal that’s packed with all the ingredients we need to build and energised our body.

Ingredients

1 onion, dried

1 tbsp olive oil

2 garlic, cloves peeled and diced

1 chilli pepper, chopped

1 tsp dried oregano

1 vegetable stock cube

1x400g tins chopped tomatoes

1 tbsp purée

175g spelt spaghetti

150g tightly packed kale leaves

Pink Himalayan salt and freshly ground black pepper

Small handful of fresh basil leaves, to serve

Method

1.Start by frying the onion in the olive oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat for 5-7 minutes until softened.

2. Add the garlic, carrots, and chilli pepper and fry for further 5 minutes. Add pinch of salt and black pepper with oregano.

3. Dissolve the stock cube in 500ml 2 cups boiling water and pour it into the saucepan with the beans, tinned tomatoes and tomato purée. Bring to the boil and simmer for 40 minutes.

4. Snap the spaghetti into 2-3 pieces, add to the pan and continue to simmer for a further 10 minutes, adding 250-500ml (1-2 cups) more water if needed.

5.Now stir the kale and simmer for a further 5 minutes.

6.Serve sprinkle with fresh basil.

Published by DFV Queen

I have develop a passion for natural and healthy life style, starting with a vegan life style including regular exercising each day. Which helped to feel inspired and happy within myself. my diet is very restricted due to severe allergies! When ever a food triggers a hostile response from the body's immune system the result is an allergy attack, which on occasion may be life-threatening although it's relatively simple to identifying problem foods, avoiding them completely is not always easy. My journey with allergies hasn't been easy "but" it has helped me to becomes a stronger person and would like to share and encourage others to never get discouraged, there's always light at the end of the tunnel if you keep persevering.

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