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Minestrone Soup

Venetian Gondola Spice

Easy Serves: 4-6 2 Hours 30 Mins


¼ cup of olive oil

1 tbsp of butter

1 tbsp Gewürzhaus Venetian Gondola Spice

2 brown onions finely chopped

2 cloves of garlic finely chopped

1 carrot diced

1 stick of celery diced

100g of pork rind

100g of parmesan rind

1 bay leaf

½ a cup of passata

1.5 ltr of chicken, veg or light veal stock

1 large zucchini diced

¼ cabbage shredded

100g green beans chopped

500g of dried borlotti beans soaked

Salt, pepper and parmesan for garnish

How to Cook

1. Heat olive oil and butter in a stockpot until the butter starts to foam, then add onion and garlic and cook gently until onion is soft.

2. Add spice, carrot, celery and pork rind and cook for a further 5 mins add borlotti beans, parmesan, bay, passata, parmesan rind and stock.

3. Cover and simmer for 1.5 hours.

4. Add zucchini, beans and cabbage simmer for 30 mins.

5. Remove cheese and pork rind, season.


Serve with prepared pesto tortellini, freshly grated parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil.