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Ingredients (8) Eye: 1 head cabbage 3 cloves garlic 3 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper 1 (29 ounce) can cannellini beans 1 cup chicken broth re... ( more )
- 1 head cabbage
- 3 cloves garlic
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper
- 1 (29 ounce) can cannellini beans
- 1 cup chicken broth
- red pepper flakes (optional)
- crusty bread
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This recipe is one from childhood. My grandmother made it with Savoy cabbage. I make it with... ( more )

Wash and cut cabbage head. I usually quarter, then cut in half again. Be sure core is remove... ( more )

Prep: 5m

Ingredients (11) Eye: 300 g lean ground lamb 200 g home-made narrow noodles 200 g tomatoes (Ripe or canned) 1/2 onion 1 carrot 1 stalk celery 1 clove... ( more )
- 300 g lean ground lamb
- 200 g home-made narrow noodles
- 200 g tomatoes (Ripe or canned)
- 1/2 onion
- 1 carrot
- 1 stalk celery
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/2 glass white wine
- 1 liter broth
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper
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This is THE LAMB SOUP for a quiet, intimate evening on a rainy day. My family uses white bur... ( more )

Chop finely the celery, carrot and onion and saute in 3 tablespoons of olive oil As soon as ... ( more )

Prep: 15m

Ingredients (13) Eye: 2 lbs French beans 2 swede 2 small vegetable marrows 1/4 lb haricot beans 4 garlic cloves 2 tomatoes 1 lb pumpkin 2 potatoes pa... ( more )
- 2 lbs French beans
- 2 swede
- 2 small vegetable marrows
- 1/4 lb haricot beans
- 4 garlic cloves
- 2 tomatoes
- 1 lb pumpkin
- 2 potatoes
- parsley
- sweet basil (plenty)
- 6 ounces cheese
- 1 cup oil
- saffron
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Minestra with a twist. My auntie used to do this as she grew pumpkins and had to use them up ( more )

chop all vegetables and boil together. when the water begins to boil add the oil. pound the ... ( more )

Prep: 15m

Ingredients (11) Eye: 1 head escarole (about 1 pound) 6 quarts chicken broth 3 large carrots 8 ounces ditalini or tubetti or spaghetti 1 lb ground be... ( more )
- 1 head escarole (about 1 pound)
- 6 quarts chicken broth
- 3 large carrots
- 8 ounces ditalini or tubetti or spaghetti
- 1 lb ground beef
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 cup very finely minced onions
- 1 cup plain breadcrumbs
- 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon salt
- fresh pepper
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Delicious and pretty to serve. From the Sopranos cookbook. ( more )

Trim and clean the escarole. Stack the leaves and cut them crosswise into 1 inch strips. You... ( more )

Prep: 20m

Ingredients (11) Eye: 1/2 cup dried fava beans 1/2 cup dried great northern beans or cannellini beans (If you can't find fava beans, use all small wh... ( more )
- 1/2 cup dried fava beans
- 1/2 cup dried great northern beans or cannellini beans (If you can't find fava beans, use all small white beans--which will also reduce prep time)
- 6 cups water
- 1 large onion
- 1 good sized carrot
- 1 stalk celery
- 8 ounces savoy cabbage, cut into 1 inch pieces (about 4 cups--loosely packed, don't substitute regular cabbage)
- 1/2 head bibb lettuce, cut into 1 inch pieces (about 2 cups--loosely packed)
- salt & fresh ground pepper
- freshly grated parmesan cheese (optional)
- extra virgin olive oil (optional)
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This very-nearly fat-free(depending upon how much reggiano you grate on your bowl, and wheth... ( more )

Place fava beans in a medium saucepan and cover by three inches with cold water. Place white... ( more )

Prep: 30m

Ingredients (10) Eye: 1/2 cup dried fava beans 1/2 cup dried great northern beans 6 cups water 1 large onion 1 carrot 1 stalk celery 8 ounces savoy c... ( more )
- 1/2 cup dried fava beans
- 1/2 cup dried great northern beans
- 6 cups water
- 1 large onion
- 1 carrot
- 1 stalk celery
- 8 ounces savoy cabbage, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 4 cups)
- 1/2 head bibb lettuce, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
- freshly grated parmesan cheese
- extra-virgin olive oil
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Creativity with simple ingredients is one of the themes of Sicilian cooking. There's no bett... ( more )

Place fava beans in medium saucepan. Place Great Northern beans in large bowl. Add enough co... ( more )

Prep: 1440m

Ingredients (19) Eye: 1 onion or leek 2 cloves garlic 2 celery ribs 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lb tuscan kale or cabbage or kale or swi... ( more )
- 1 onion or leek
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 celery ribs
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 lb tuscan kale or cabbage or kale or swiss chard
- 1/2 medium cabbage
- 3 large carrots
- 1/2 lb winter squash
- 1 large all purpose potato
- 1 sprig rosemary
- 1 sprig thyme
- 3-5 fresh sage leaves
- 1 bay leaf
- 7 cups bean broth or water
- sea salt
- fresh ground pepper
- 4 cups cooked white beans
- 8 slices of toasted rustic bread
- garlic
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Use a first rate rustic bread for this recipe. It doesn't work near as well with the grocery... ( more )

Put the onion, garlic, and celery in a 5qt pot. Pour extra virgin oil over them, toss with a... ( more )

Prep: 20m

Ingredients (11) Eye: 1 1/4 kg peas, in the pod (4 cups shelled, frozen peas offer a quicker alternative) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 onions 4 g... ( more )
- 1 1/4 kg peas, in the pod (4 cups shelled, frozen peas offer a quicker alternative)
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 onions
- 4 garlic cloves
- 1 leek
- 1 celery heart
- 100 g piece pancetta
- 1/2 cup mint leaves
- 1/2 lemon, juice and zest of
- salt
- fresh ground black pepper
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A fabulous and visually stunning, lemon-flavoured pea soup with a wonderful texture ? part b... ( more )

Remove the peas from the pods. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large, heavy-based pan over a medi... ( more )

Prep: 20m

Ingredients (16) Eye: 4 tablespoons olive oil 3 lbs onions 4 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon drie... ( more )
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 lbs onions
- 4 garlic cloves
- 2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon rubbed dried sage
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 1/2 cups diced prosciutto
- 1 tablespoon flour
- 1 cup dry marsala wine
- 1 1/2 cups gorgonzola
- 5 cups chicken stock
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup croutons
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Didn't want to change the title - sounds lovely in Italian, and the soup is too wonderful to... ( more )

Heat the olive oil in a large stock pot or dutch oven set on medium high and heat till sizzl... ( more )

Prep: 10m

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