Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 09:55:44 -0700
From: email@example.com (K. Burnett)
Il Minestrone Di Mona
1 medium Onion
4 medium Carrots
2 stalks Celery
1 clove Garlic
2 Tbsp. fresh Italian pepper
2 large Potatoes
2 Tbsp. fresh Italian Parsley
1 cup dried Lentils
1 lb. fresh White Beans or
1/2 cup Brown Rice or Pasta (no eggs, preferably whole weat)
1 can White Beans
1 small can of Peeled Tomatoes
1 lb. fresh Green Beans
or 1 can Baby Peas
3 quarts Water
Vegetable extract for taste
Chop (finely) Onions, Carrots, Leeks and Celery. Mince Garlic. Saute until
Onions are golden in vegetable stock. Add Tomatoes and Parsley. Cook 5
minutes, stiring twice.
Dice Potatoes, slice Zucchini, and add together with Lentils and White
Beans. Simmer 20 minutes covered on low heat. Stir.
Add Water, vegetable extract or flavorings, salt and pepper.
Bring to boil. Boil 5 minutes. Simmer 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
(Add water if needed.)
Add Rice 30 minutes before soup is ready and simmer.
Serve hot with fat free croutons.