Minestrone d’Estate

Summer Minestrone

Preparation info

  • 8–10

    people
    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

  • About

This is an amalgam of summer vegetables cooked in vegetable stock with olive oil. The important ingredient is fresh borlotti beans (these are available from June onwards). The other distinguishing factor is that it includes lots of fresh tomato. I think it is delicious at room temperature.

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