Sunset March 2012
My Private Note
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- 1/2 cup diced ham
- 1 carrot, peeled and cut into small dice
- 1 leek, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced into half-moons and rinsed well
- 1/3 cup sliced green onion
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
- 4 large eggs
- 5 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup tiny pasta, such as farfalline or 1/2 cup orzo pasta
- 2 1/2 cups diagonally sliced sugar snap peas
- about 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- about 2 tsp. chopped fresh tarragon leaves
- 1Cook ham, carrot, leek, and green onions with butter in a large pot over medium heat until vegetables soften, about 5 minutes.
- 2Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, warm vinegar and 1 1/2 inches water over high heat until bubbles form on pan bottom, then reduce heat to medium-low.
- 3Break eggs into water, keeping them slightly apart. Cook until whites are firm but yolks are still soft, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer eggs with a slotted spoon to a plate.
- 4Add broth and 1/4 teaspoons pepper to vegetables. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
- 5Add pasta and boil gently, uncovered and stirring occasionally, until tender, 7 to 8 minutes. Stir in snap peas and return to a boil, then stir in 1/2 cup parmesan, 2 teaspoons tarragon, and more pepper to taste.
- 6Ladle into bowls and top each with a poached egg. Serve with more cheese, tarragon, and pepper if you like.
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Nutritional Facts for Snap Pea Minestrone With Poached Eggs
Serving Size: 1 (526 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 303.1
- Calories from Fat 102
- Total Fat 11.4 g
- Saturated Fat 4.4 g
- Cholesterol 223.5 mg
- Sodium 476.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 31.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
- Sugars 3.5 g
- Protein 21.5 g