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Minestrone

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Adapted from Singing Chef Pasquale Cookery Show on PBS Canada.
Ingredients
  Pasta 6 Ounce (Use Stivaletti Pasta)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Pancetta slices/Bacon slices 4 , chopped
  Leek 1 , washed and chopped
  Celery stalks 2 , chopped
  Potatoes 2 , peeled and chopped
  Cabbage head 1⁄2 , chopped
  Spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Tomatoes 2 Large, peeled and chopped
  Chicken stock 1 Quart
  Canned romano beans 19 Ounce, drained (One Can)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
Directions

Cook pasta.
Drain and reserve 1 cup of pasta water.
Heat oil in a large pot and cook onion, garlic and bacon for 5 minutes.
Add vegetables and cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes.
Add pasta water, stock, and beans and cook for 40 minutes.
Stir in cooked pasta 10 minutes before soup is done.
Sprinkle grated cheese on top and serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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