Zuppa di Ceci, Spinaci e Porcini Secchi

Chick-Pea, Spinach, and Dried Wild Mushroom Soup

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Marcella's Italian Kitchen

Marcella's Italian Kitchen

By Marcella Hazan

Published 1986

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  • 6/8-ounce packages dried porcini mushrooms, or 1 ounce if loose
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  1. Soak the dried mushrooms in the lukewarm water for at least 30 minutes. Lift out the mushrooms without stirring up the water and rinse them thoroughly in cold water. Chop them not too fine and set aside.
  2. Filter the water in which the mushrooms soaked through a wire strainer lined with a paper towel. Set aside.
  3. Empty the can of chick-peas with all its