Minestrone Soup (Modena Style)

Recipe by Galley Wench
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat.
  • Add the pancetta and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Add the following ingredients in the order given, cooking 1 minute before adding the next; onion, celery, carrot, zucchini, garlic and cabbage.
  • Add the tomatoes and bring to a simmer over high heat.
  • Stir in the water, broth, red wine, salt,thyme,cloves and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low and simmer until the vegetables are tender, approximately 1 hour. Stir in the beans and cook for 5 minutes just until heated through.
  • Stir in the balsamic vinegar.
  • Serve hot.
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