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Minestra Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rossene Coia
Added: Friday, September 11, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 sm zucchini
1 lb. Italian greenbeans
1 onion (Vidalia)
3 fresh tomatoes
1 bulb of garlic chopped
1/4 cup of olive oil
1 lb sliced carrots
4 medium potatoes
fresh basil - approximately 1 cup

Directions:
Directions:
In a large pot, saute onions and garlic, lightly. Set aside. Cut potato into chunks and add to a separate pot with a little chicken stock. After potato has been cooking for about 5 mins., add green beans that were cut to bite sized pieces and cook until tender. Add fresh zucchini with skin on or off - also cut into bite size chunks. Add garlic, onion mixture that was set a side. Add fresh tomato and more olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Add a dash of red pepper flakes if desired. Cook until tender. Add fresh basil before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-5
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1/2 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Red potatoes add color to the dish, but you can use any kind. Potatoes and Zucchini can be peeled or unpeeled - your preference.

 

 

 

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