Biba Caggiano's Minestrone

8
Servings
9m
Prep Time
90m
Cook Time
1h 39m
Ready In


"From Sacramento"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (524.7 g)
  • Calories 315.5
  • Total Fat - 21.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 39.8 mg
  • Sodium - 2239.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 14.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.7 g
  • Sugars - 5.8 g
  • Protein - 18 g
  • Calcium - 136.8 mg
  • Iron - 2.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 37.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step 1

Heat oil in a large stockpot.

Step 2

Add garlic.

Step 3

Saute

Step 4

Before garlic changes color, add pancetta.

Step 5

Saute until lightly browned.

Step 6

Stir in cabbage.

Step 7

Cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes.

Step 8

Add remaining vegetables to saucepan. Cover and cook about 5 minutes.

Step 9

Add broth parsley and ham shank.

Step 10

Cover and reduce heat.

Step 11

Simmer about 60 minutes.

Step 12

Remove half of the vegetables with a slotted spoon and place in a blender until smooth.

Step 13

Return ingredients to the saucepan. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 14

Serve hot with parmesan cheese and thick slices of french bread.

Tips & Variations


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