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Minestrone Soup

Venetian Gondola Spice

Easy Serves: 4-6 2 Hrs 30 Mins


¼ cup olive oil

1 tbsp butter

1 tbsp Gewürzhaus Venetian Gondola Spice

2 brown onions, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 carrot, diced

1 stick celery, diced

100g pork rind

100g parmesan rind

1 bay leaf

½ a cup of passata

1.5L chicken, veg or light veal stock

1 large zucchini, diced

¼ cabbage, shredded

100g green beans, chopped

500g of dried borlotti beans, soaked

Salt, pepper and parmesan for garnish

How to Cook

1. Heat olive oil and butter in a stockpot until the butter starts to foam, then add onion and garlic and cook gently until onion is soft.

2. Add spice, carrot, celery and pork rind and cook for a further 5 minutes. Add borlotti beans, parmesan, bay, passata, parmesan rind and stock.

3. Cover and simmer for 1.5 hours.

4. Add zucchini, beans and cabbage simmer for 30 minutes.

5. Remove cheese and pork rind, season.


Serve with prepared pesto tortellini, freshly grated parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil.

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