1 onion (peeled and thinly sliced)
1 clove garlic (crushed)
1 carrot (peeled and finely sliced)1 turnip (peeled and diced)
1 leek (trimmed and sliced)
1 stick of celery (sliced)
200g tomatoes (skinned and chopped)
1.2l meat stock
a little shredded cabbage
a few flat green beans (sliced)
Grated parmesan cheese
1. In a large saucepan put the onions, garlic, carrot, turnip, leek, celery and tomatoes with the pasta and stock. If using a stock cube, you won’t need to add any more salt but do add some black pepper to taste.
2. Bring to the boil and simmer for 25 – 30 mins. until all is tender.
3. Add the cabbage and beans and cook for a further 10 mins.
4. Test for seasoning then serve hot, sprinkled with a little grated Parmesan cheese.