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Minestrone, Genoa Style

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Minestrone, Genoa Style is a thick Italian soup. Minestrone, Genoa Style gets its taste from ham mixed with chicken and pasta. Minestrone, Genoa Style is inspired by many food chains all over the world.
Ingredients
  Water 4 Quart
  Ham 1 Pound
  Bony chicken parts 1 Pound
  Sliced prosciutto/Bacon 1⁄4 Pound
  Diced potato 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sliced celery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Zucchini 4 Small, sliced in 1/2 -inch pieces
  Sliced leek 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Italian green beans/Romano 1 Pound, cut in 2 to 3-inch lengths
  Salad macaroni 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Ditalini)
  Peas 1 Pound, shelled
  Shredded white cabbage 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pesto sauce 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine water, ham, chicken, and prosciutto, and bring to boiling.
Cover and simmer 2 hours.
Strain and reserve stock; discard meat and bones.
Bring stock to boiling and add potatoes; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
Remove cover and add celery, zucchini, leeks, green beans, and macaroni and simmer 5 minutes.
Stir in peas and cabbage and cook 4 or 5 minutes more.
Salt to taste.
Ladle soup at once into bowls (the green vegetables lose their bright color if allowed to stand) and spoon in Pesto sauce to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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