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Minestrone Alla Contadina

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Category: Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 6 oz Pasta, Uncooked Macaroni
  • 3 tb Olive Oil
  • 1 md Onion, Chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Chopped
  • 2 Leeks, Chopped
  • 2 Stalks Celery, Chopped
  • 4 sl Bacon, Chopped
  • 2 lg Potatoes, Diced
  • 1/2 Head Cabbage, Chopped
  • 1 c Spinach, Chopped
  • 3 tb Tomato Paste
  • 1 qt Chicken Stock
  • 19 oz Romano Beans, Rinsed
  • Parmesan Cheese, Grated


Cook the pasta and drain, reserving 1 cup of the water.

In a large pot, heat the oil and add the next 10 ingredients. Cook until
the vegetables are slightly tender. Add the reserved pasta water, chicken
stock, Romano beans, pasta and simmer for 30-40 minutes.

Adjust the seasonings and serve topped with grated cheese.

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