Minestrone Piemontese Italian Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 lb. salt pork
  • 1 cup shell beans
  • 3 large potatoes
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbs. Parsley
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup tomato or 1 tbs. tomato paste
  • 3 qt. Water
  • 1 tsp. Basil

Directions

  • Cut vegetables into cubes.
  • Put salt pork in a large pan and add water.
  • Add vegetables, beans, tomatoes, garlic, and cook for 1 hour.
  • Let simmer for another 1/2 hour or until vegetables are cooked.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve hot with grated Parmesan cheese over it.
  • Serves 4-6.

Regina