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Minestrone alla Torricellese

Foto Lattanzi Minestrone 
Ingredients for 6 servings
Ingredient's name Quantity
maltagliati (fresh egg pasta cut into irregular rhomboidal shape)
500 gr.
dried beans
400 gr.
lean ham
200 gr.
pork rind
100 gr.
ham bone
1 Kg.
Swiss chards
1 Kg.
spinach
250 gr.
potatoes
4-5
red carrots
1-2
celery
2 sticks
wild chicory
1 bunch
olive oil
1/4
salt
to taste

A tasty minestrone characteristic of the Torricella (TE) cooking tradition.

  • Directions:

Soak beans in water the evening before and the next day. Boil them together  with the ham, the pork rind and the ham bone. Once the beans are cooked remove the meat and cut it into small size pieces.  Cook the pasta apart and then toss it in with the beans. Boil the vegetables and herbs separately. Put everything together in a pot and serve hot.

  • Ingredients (for 6 servings): 500 gr. fresh maltagliati (cut into irregular shapes and sizes), 400 gr. dried beans, 200 gr. lean ham, 100 gr. pork rind, a couple of ham bones, 1 kg. Swiss chards, a bunch of spinach leaves, 4-5 potatoes, 1-2 red carrots, celery, 1 bunch wild chicory, olive oil, salt to taste.

 

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