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    Minestrone Ticinese - 5-Qt. Pressure Cooker

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    55 mins

    20 mins

    35 mins

    KateL's Note:

    Entered for safe-keeping, from Kuhn Rikon's "Quick Cuisine". The smallest p.c. K-R recommends is 5 quarts. This minestrone is remarkable for the absence of beans. The base is a hearty beef vegetable soup.

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    1. 1
      In a 5-quart or larger pressure cooker, heat bacon over medium-high heat.
    2. 2
      After bacon has released some oil, stir in onion. Cook until onion is transparent.
    3. 3
      Add garlic, carrots, leeks, cabbage, celery, tomatoes, leeks, cabbage, celery, tomatoes, rosemary, parsley, oregano, beef shank, stock, salt and pepper. Stir to mix.
    4. 4
      Secure lid and bring to 1st red ring (low pressure) over high heat. Adjust heat to stabilize pressure at 1st red ring (low pressure). Cook for 15 minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove from heat. Follow directions for your p.c. for quick release; for Kuhn Rikon, press steam valve with wooden spoon in short bursts.
    6. 6
      Remove lid and remove beef shank. When cool enough to handle, carve meat off bone and cut beef into bite-size pieces. Return beef to soup.
    7. 7
      Add macaroni and rice.
    8. 8
      Secure lid and bring pressure to 1st red ring (low pressure) over high heat. Adjust heat to stabilize pressure at 1st red ring (low pressure). Cook for 7 minutes.
    9. 9
      Remove from heat and allow pressure to reduce naturally.
    10. 10
      Remove lid and serve in bowls and garnish with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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    Nutritional Facts for Minestrone Ticinese - 5-Qt. Pressure Cooker

    Serving Size: 1 (507 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 466.1
    Calories from Fat 108
    Total Fat 12.0 g
    Saturated Fat 4.4 g
    Cholesterol 56.7 mg
    Sodium 2424.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 40.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.4 g
    Sugars 9.4 g
    Protein 47.9 g

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