Easy to make, comforting to eat, and healthy to boot, this soup is sure to hit the spot.

nigel aug30



Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the bacon lardons, onion and oregano and fry for 5 mins until the bacon is cooked.

Add the celery and courgette and fry for a further 2 mins.

Add the chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock and cannellini beans.

Bring to the boil and then add the spaghetti, breaking it into short strands as it is added. Simmer for a further 10 mins or until spaghetti is tender.

Season to taste and serve with crusty bread.