Another warming soup. Soups are great meals if you serve them with some (rye) bread spread with almond butter, butter, margarine or cheese.

Winter Minestrone Soup
Winter Minestrone Soup


Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the chopped vegetables and fry until lightly browned. Fry the bacon in a separate pan in a little oil.

Add the stock to the vegetables and simmer for about 20 minutes.
Add the butter beans for the last 10 minutes.

Serve in 4 bowls with the vegan bacon strips and 1tbsp green pesto on top.

Serve with crusty bread or ciabatta


  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 2 leeks, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 250g Sgaia bacon rashers cut in strips
  • 100g dried butter beans (soaked overnight and cooked for 1 ½
  • OR 300g canned butter beans
  • 1ltr vegetable stock
  • 4tbsp green pesto