30 Days Of Meals Under $15 – Day 30 Minestrone soup


Total cost – $15.00


  • 1 small Cotechino
  • 1 cup of risoni
  • 1 cup of sliced celery
  • 3 x tinned tomatoes
  • 1 x can of kidney beans
  • 1 x packet of French onion soup
  • 1 x large diced zucchini.

Method –

Boil Cotechino in a few litres of water for 3 hours.

Take the cotechino out and pull it apart (it will be crumbly) and put back into the stock.

Add 3 cans of crushed tomatoes, diced celery, zucchini, french onion soup and risoni.

Drain the kidney beans and throw these in also.

Measure out 2 -3 tablespoons of worsteshire sauce and simmer on low for 1-2 hours. This freezes beautifully.

Feel free to add any additional vegetables you already have in the fridge that you need to use up.


This concludes our 30 days of meals under $15.00, we hope you have found a recipe you would like to try x

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