- Minestrone is great for using up vegetables as you can add most veggies, for example parsnip, swede, potato, courgettes, peppers or aubergine.
- Add more flavour with 1 tsp oregano and a few chilli flakes.
- Make this veggie by using vegetarian pesto and vegetarian hard cheese, such as strong Cheddar cheese.
- Freezing instructions: Can be frozen in small pots for individual portions. Defrost in a microwave and slowly until piping hot.
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Nutritional information explained
The carb values of these meals relate to the total amount of carbs from all ingredients. If you are carb counting, you may not need to include them all in calculating your insulin dose. Speak to your healthcare team if you're unsure.
Traffic light symbols / colours
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- Amber = medium
- Green = low
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