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Lello Trottole Minestra

Lello Trottole Minestra

Now that the weather is a little cooler, cravings for a nourishing, belly warming soup is called for. 

This Minestrone recipe is exactly that. A speciality from head chef and co-founder of Lello Artisan Pasta in Melbourne.

Side note: The highlighted Australian ingredients are featured inside our Discovery Boxes. We love showing you ways to use the goodies inside your box. But no need to fret if you don't have a box, you can always substitute these with other quality products. 

Lello Trottole artisan pasta is featured in the 'Autumn 21' Discovery Box


Lello Trottole Minestra


  • 400g Lello Trottole Pasta

  • 420g cooked tin Lentils 

  • 1 cup of each Onion / Carrot / Celery (diced)

  • 1 bunch Cim’e Di Rape (spinach is fine)

  • 50g Pancetta cut

  • 420g tin Tomato puree

  • 2lts Water (or until covered)

  • Parmesan cheese & parsley to serve



In a large casserole pot fry onion, celery, carrot, pancetta & lentils until golden.  Add tomato puree and enough water to cover vegetables and cook until vegetables are tender. Season to taste. Turn off and put aside.

Boil Lello pasta (2-3 minutes). Drain pasta and add to vegetable and lentil mix giving it a good mix. 

To serve, finish with extra virgin olive, parmesan and flat leaf parsley.


Serves 2-4


Learn more about our exciting seasonal Discovery Box's here: DISCOVERY BOX



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