Todays soup is - Chunky Bolognese Soup with penne & olive oil toasts.
This soup provides a good balance of protein & carbohydrates from lean minced beef and whole meal pasta - ideal to aid muscle recovery after exercise.
Don’t worry vegetarians & vegan, I have a similar idea for all you exercise enthusiasts to help your muscle recovery after a workout, coming to you in the next few days.
Chunky Bolognese Soup with penne & olive oil toasts.
2 teaspoon oil.
3 onions, finely chopped.
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped.
3 carrots, peeled & diced.
2 sticks of celery, diced.
250 grms of good mince.
1/2 bottle of passata.
1 tin of cherry tomatoes.
1 tablespoon vegetable bouillon.
1 dessert spoon brown sugar.
2 teaspoon chilli flakes.
4 sprigs of thyme.
1 teaspoon smoked paprika.
100 grms whole meal pasta.
1.3 litres of boiling water.
45 grms grated Parmesan & extra for garnish.
6 basil leaves, chopped.
French stick, cut in pieces, toasted & drizzled with olive oil.