Minestrone Alla Romana
|Olive oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Minced salt pork||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Onion||1 , minced|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Celery stalk||1 , minced|
|Tomatoes/2 large canned tomatoes||2 , peeled and cut into pieces|
|Ground sage||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Hot water/Bouillon||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Cooked dried white beans||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Elbow macaroni||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan/Romano cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated|
Heat oil in deep kettle.
Add salt pork, onion, garlic, and celery.
Cook over low heat until vegetables are soft, stirring frequently.
Add remaining ingredients except macaroni and cheese.
Cook over low heat for 10 minutes.
Bring to a boil, add macaroni, and cook until macaroni is soft.
Serve with cheese.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1816 Calories from Fat 740
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 83 g127%
Saturated Fat 30 g149.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 103.3 mg34.4%
Sodium 3817.9 mg159.1%
Total Carbohydrates 196 g65.2%
Dietary Fiber 38.6 g154.2%
Sugars 29.3 g
Protein 76 g152.7%
Vitamin A 51.6% Vitamin C 74.3%
Calcium 82.7% Iron 24.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet