Summer Vegetable Minestrone with Basil Pesto

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recipe by Kenwood

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based on 12 ratings

This is the summery take on the well known Italian soup.

recipe updated Feb 11, 2022


  • Pancetta icon
    100 g
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
  • Carrot icon
    200 g
  • Zucchini icon
    200 g
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
  • Leek icon
  • Green beans icon
    Green beans
    200 g
  • Canned borlotti beans icon
    Canned borlotti beans
    400 g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    ½ tablespoon
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    800 g
  • Salt icon
    1 tablespoon
  • Pesto icon
    1 tablespoon


  • kCook icon kCook Multi
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Step preview

  1. Fit thick slicing disc (5) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  4. Add olive oil and pancetta to the kCook bowl
  5. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  6. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  7. Heat with filler cap removed - 140°C, speed 3
  8. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  9. Slice green onion, carrot, zucchini, celery stalk, leek and green beans into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  10. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  11. Cook with filler cap removed - 2 min, 100°C, speed 4
  12. Cook with filler cap removed - 3 min, 100°C, speed 3
  13. Then add canned borlotti beans to the kCook bowl
  14. Cook with filler cap removed - 10 min, 100°C, speed 2
  15. Then add vegetable stock and salt to the kCook bowl
  16. Cook with filler cap removed - 30 min, 98°C, speed 2
  17. Serve
  18. Garnish with pesto
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