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Minestrone With Meatballs - ThermInspiration



4 portion(s)


  • 1 onion, halved
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 20 grams flat leaf parsley
  • 400 grams Beef Mince (or mince your own)
  • 1 egg


  • 1 onion, halved
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 20g olive oil
  • 1 stick Celery, cut into pieces
  • 1 carrot, cut into pieces
  • 2 cans Diced Tomatoes (400g)
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Stock Paste (BCB)
  • 500 grams water
  • 3 sprigs basil, Optional for garnish
  • 6
    Preparation 4min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place onion, garlic & parsley into mixing bowl and chop 3 secs/ speed 6Scrape down sides of bowl with spatula

  2. Add mince and egg, combine for 10 secs/ speed 4.

    Form approx 12 meatballs from mixture and arrange them into Varoma tray. Set Varoma aside and rinse mixing bowl.

  3. Soup
  4. Place onion and garlic into mixing bowl and chop 3 secs/ speed 5.Scrape down sides of bowl with spatula

  5. Add olive oil to bowl, then saute 3 mins/ 120 degrees/ speed 1/ MC Off


  6. Place celery and carrot into mixing bowl and chop 5 Secs/ Speed 5

  7. Add tomatoes, stock paste and water to mixing bowl. Place Varoma into position and cook 20 mins/ Varoma/ Speed 3.

  8. Put meatballs into Thermoserver and pour soup over the top until ready to serve.

    Garnish with basil if desired.


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To use fresh tomatoes, add them to mixing bowl with celery and carrot (Step 5) to chop, then continue with recipe.This is a variation of 'Minestrone with Meatballs' found in The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet book.

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