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Potato and Rice Soup (Patata E Risi)

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Category: Italian, Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 3 md Carrots
  • 2 md Boiling potatoes
  • 1/4 lb Parmesan cheese
  • 6 tb Olive oil
  • 2 tb Tomato paste
  • 2 md Celery stalks
  • 3 qt Basic Broth (or canned
  • -chicken broth)
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 c Arborio rice (or long-grain
  • -rice) (7 oz)
  • Salt
  • Freshly-ground black pepper


PREPARATION: Peel and coarsely shred the carrots. Peel and cut the
potatoes into 1/2-inch dice. Grate the cheese (1 cup).

COOKING: Heat the oil in a 6-quart soup kettle. Add the potatoes and
saute until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add carrots and tomato paste
and cook until carrots soften, about 3 minutes. Cut celery stalks in half
and add to the kettle along with the broth and bay leaves. Bring to a boil,
cover and simmer for 45 minutes, skimmimg occasionally. Add rice and simmer
until tender, 18 to 20 minutes longer. Discard celery and bay leaves.
Season with salt, if necessary.

SERVING: Ladle soup into warm bowls. Sprinkle with ground black pepper
and cheese.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

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