cheat's minestrone maximum flavour, minimum fuss Serves 6 - 8 2 cloves garlic 1 medium brown onion 2 carrots handful beans 2 chorizo sausages 1 ham hock 250g soup mix (grains, lentils etc.) 140g tomato paste 400g tomatoes, diced 4 tbs rice 150g curly fettucine 2 cups cabbage parsley salt and pepper