Turkey minestrone

A warm and comforting turkey soup recipe to put your Christmas leftovers to good use. Easy to prepare and low fat, this soup is a perfect post-Christmas pick me up

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  • Prep
    15 mins
  • Cook
    40 mins
  • Serve in
    55 mins


  •   2 tsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
  •   100g smoked bacon lardons
  •   1 red onion, finely chopped
  •   1 carrot Carrot ka-rot The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root… , finely chopped
  •   1 celery stick, finely chopped
  •   2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  •   2 bay leaves
  •   2 thyme sprigs
  •   300g celeriac Celeriac sell-air-e-ak The unsung hero of the vegetable world, knobbly, odd-shaped celeriac has a subtle, celery-like… (or any other root veg), cut into cubes
  •   200g potato Potato po-tate-oh The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of… , cut into cubes
  •   400g can borlotti beans, drained and rinsed
  •   1½ l chicken stock or turkey stock, (fresh is best)
  •   350g cooked turkey Turkey terk-ee The traditional Christmas bird, turkey is good to eat all year round though is only readily…
  •   100g orzo
  •   75g curly kale, shredded


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