Minestrone—Italian

Preparation info

  • 6

    helpings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Ingredients

  • ¼ lb. haricot beans
  • 3 pt. water
  • 2 onions

Method

Soak the beans overnight in ½ pt. of the water. Slice the onions, crush the garlic, chop the bacon. Heat the oil in a deep pan and fry the onions very gently for 10 min. Add the garlic, bacon, herbs, cutup tomatoes and the wine. Reduce this mixture by rapid boiling for 5 min. Add the haricot bean