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Easy prawn minestrone with pesto

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  • High in protein
  • High in dietary fibre
  • No added sugar
  • Sesame free

With a few shortcut ingredients, this prawn minestrone comes together in just 20 minutes. Drizzled with basil pesto, it’s a tasty dish for busy weeknights.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time5 minutes
Easy prawn minestrone with pesto


  • 2 x 300g tubs Coles Kitchen Tomato & Basil Soup
  • 2/3 cup (120g) macaroni
  • 400g Coles Thawed Australian MSC Banana Prawns (from the deli), peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  • 1 cup (120g) Coles Snap Frozen Australian Vegetable Mix
  • 1/2 x 190g jar Coles Basil Pesto

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the soup and 1 cup (250ml) water in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil. Add the pasta and cook for 8 mins or until just tender.
  2. Step 2

    Add the prawns and vegetables. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 mins or until the prawns curl and change colour and the vegetables are heated through.
  3. Step 3

    Divide the soup among serving bowls. Spoon over the pesto to serve.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 1422kJ/340 Cals (16%)

Protein: 23g (46%)

Fat: 11g (16%)

Sat fat: 2g (8%)

Carb: 35g (11%)

Sugar: 9g (10%)

Fibre: 6g (20%)

Sodium: 861mg (3%)