Minestrone Semplice - Plain Minestrone Recipe

Serves: 6

Step 1

Cook onion in oil and butter about 3 minutes or until slightly brown. Add celery, potatoes, cook for 10 minutes in covered pot. Add 3 quarts boiling water; cook 15 minutes more. Add string beans, peas, detalini, salt and pepper; cover andcook slowly another 20 minutes. Serve hot garnished with parsley and cheese.

From: The art of Italian Cooking Cerca 1948

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2lb Ditalini
  • 1 Onion
  • 2ts Olive oil
  • 2c Cut string beanS
  • 1tb Chopped parsley
  • 2oz Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 3tb Butter
  • 3 Stalks celery, diced
  • 2lg Potatoes
  • 1c Fresh peas

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