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Minestrone

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Ingredients
  Shin beef 3 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Carrots 4 Medium
  Parsley sprigs 4
  Celery stalks 2 Large
  Onion 1 Large
  Bay leaf 1
  Canned italian tomatoes 17 Ounce
  Chickpeas/Kidney beans 20 Ounce
  Frozen cut green beans 10 Ounce
  Frozen peas 10 Ounce
  Cabbage 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Perciatelli/Spaghetti 1⁄4 Pound
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In large kettle place shin of beef, 1 tablespoon salt and 4 quarts water.
2. Bring to boiling, covered and then skim surface.
3. Add carrots, parsley, celery, onion and bay leaf simmer, uncovered, 3 hours.
4. Remove beef and carrots set aside and strain broth to get about 7 cups.
5. In kettle, combine broth, tomatoes, chick peas, green beans, peas, cabbage and perciatelli,
6. Add 2 teaspoons salt and the pepper and bring to boiling, stirring occasionally.
7. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 45 minutes.
8. Slice carrots and cut meat from bone into small pieces.

SERVING
9. Add the meat to the simmering soup, garnish and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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