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Minestrone Recipe

Minestrone is a popular Continental Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
12 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups - tomatoes, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 cup - shredded Cabbage
  • 1/2 cup - Rajma or white beans
  • 1/2 cup - shelled peas
  • 2 - large onions, finely chopped
  • 1 - large potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 - large carrot, pared and diced
  • 1.5 tsp - chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup - macaroni
  • 2 - Bay Leaves
  • 3 Cloves - garlic, crushed
  • 4 tbsp - grated cheese
  • How to Make Minestrone:

    1. Soak beans in water overnight. Heat butter in a large pan and fry onions till transparent. Add tomatoes and beans. Pour in about 4 cups water and bring to a boil.
    2. Simmer till the beans are tender. Add potato, garlic, chilli powder and salt.
    3. Cook for about 10 mins. Add carrots, peas and 4 cups water.
    4. Simmer till vegetables are almost done. Add cabbage, macaroni and bay leaves.
    5. Cook till macaroni is done; all the vegetables will be cooked by now and there will be a thin gravy.
    6. Serve hot, sprinkled with grated and accompanied by chunks of crusty bread.




     

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