Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth
VEGETARIAN • GLUTEN FREE
Preparation Time: 12 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Serving of Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth, drizzle with EVOO andgrated Parmigino Reggiano Serving of Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth, drizzle with EVOO and grated Parmigiano ReggianoBuon Appetito!

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  • 1 red onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, coarsely chopped
  • 5.3 oz. (150 g.) green beans cut into pieces about 2" long
  • 1 large carrot, cut into bite sized chunks
  • 2 oz. (60 g.) sweet peas
  • 4 - 5 mustard leaves, minced
  • ¼ cup mint leaves. minced
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 quart (1 liter) creamy bean broth (obtained from boiling dried beans)
  • 2 Tbs. boiled beans
  • Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano cheese rind, cut into 1/3" chunks
  • Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), kosher or coarse sea salt , and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  1. Sauté onion in a deep pan on medium-low heat, being careful not to let brown too much.
  2. Add celery and mustard leaves and sauté for a few minutes longer.
  3. Add carrots and green beans and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  4. Increase heat and ladle creamy bean broth to cover the ingredients and simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Add bay leaves, minced mint leaves.
  6. After a few minutes add pre-heated creamy bean broth and cook for 15 minutes on medium heat.
  7. Add chunks of cheese rind and cook for another 15 minutes.
  8. Add fresh sweet peas and let simmer for a few minutes longer.
  9. Turn off heat, add pre-cooked dried beans and let rest for about 15-20 minutes.
  10. Serve with freshly grated em>Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano cheese and drizzle EVOO on top.

Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth: Garden Greens    Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth: Chopped Celery    Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth: Chopped Carrots and Green Beans    Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth: Chopped Mint and Bay Leaves

Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth: Simmering Chopped Onion and Celery    Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth: Add Chopped Carrots and Green Beans    Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth: Creamy Bean Broth    Vegetable Soup in Bean Broth: Add fresh sweet peas and let simmer for a few minutes longer
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  • This soup started with the vegetables ready to be picked from my mini vegetable garden, which in this case were green beans, fresh sweet peas, mustard, mint, and bay leaves.
  • Adding Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano cheese rind, cut into 1/3"" chunks to vegetable soups is a tradition in the countryside of the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, where I come from. In addition to adding a delicious flavor to the soup, the partially melted, thoroughly softened chunks add a chewy texture as well. Try it, it is truly delicious.
  • The EVOO drizzled on top when serving may be flavored with your favorite aromatic herb or seeds.
  • Pairs well with Chianti, Sangiovese, Barbera, Pinot Noir, Merlot.
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