Manestra - Poor Greek Soup

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the olive oil in a sauce pan over medium high heat. Add the onion, garlic and oregano and sauté until the onion wilts, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and sauté until they collapse, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the salt and water, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the tomatoes are very soft and the liquid is very dark, about 40 minutes.
  • Add the orzo and simmer until it is tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve with grated cheese on top and shredded mint leaves.
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