Minestra

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a soup pot over medium heat, heat the oil.
  • Cook garlic, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.
  • Add salami (or pepperoni) and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until it begins to render its fat.
  • Add the chicken stock and cheese rind (if using).
  • Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • In a bowl with a fork, mash about 1 cup of the beans, set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a steamer over boiling water, steam the escarole and other greens for 15 minutes.
  • Add the escarole, red pepper, and cannellini beans (mashed and whole) to the pot.
  • Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.
  • Add the spinach and cook 5 minutes more or until it wilts.
  • Remove the cheese rind,(if using).
  • Taste the soup for seasoning and add more dalt and pepper, if needed.
  • Ladel into bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan.
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