Minestrone soup

Minestrone soup

bowl of minestrone soup

What you need

Utensils

  1. Cutting board
  2. Knife
  3. Soup pot
  4. Cheese grater

Ingredients

  1. Water 2L
  2. Mixed vegetables (leeks, beets, potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, courgettes etc) 2 kg.
  3. small onion (finely chopped) 1
  4. olive oil 11 tablespoons.
  5. Borlottibeans or canned beans. 400 g.
  6. fresh basil leaves 15-20
  7. Prosciutto ham, rough cut 275 g.
  8. tomatoes 3 1 freshly grated parmesan .5 tbsp.

What you need to do

  1. Fry the onions in a large saucepan.
  2. Add water and meat and let it simmer for 45 minutes.
  3. Clean the vegetables and cut them into cubes.
  4. Remove the meat from the pot, set aside
  5. Add all the vegetables,except beans and tomatoes to the pot.
  6. When it boils add beans turn to get into the pot.
  7. Let it simmer for about 25 minutes
  8. Add the tomatoes
  9. Let it boil for 25 minutes,
  10. season with salt and pepper, basil leaves and parmesan
  11. Serve with parmesan to sprinkle