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Food recipe: the legume soup

Ho w to prepare a delicious legume soup
Hello everybody! Today I decided to prepare you another typical recipe from Italy. It’s getting quite cold outside so I decided to prepare soup, which is a soup with cereals and legumes. There is a mixture of beans, barleys, peas. So, the ingredients are 500 grams of a mixture of legumes and cereals, 1 leek, a couple celery stalks, 1 clove of garlic. I would say about six leaves of cabbage, a couple of potatoes, 1 onion, 1 tomato and 2 carrots. Then to give a better flavor to the soup we can add at the end some thyme, some rosemary and some bay leaves.
It’s a very healthy and easy to prepare recipe with a lot of proteins from the legumes and, of course, all the vegetables. So, the first thing to do is to chop the onion, the carrots and the celery stalks, and fry them slowly inside of a pan.
Once we chop the vegetables, we add some extra virgin olive oil, just an amount to slightly fry these vegetables and, as soon as it’s heated, we put inside the vegetables. As you see, I just chopped them quite roughly, they don’t need to be very small. Once the leek cut we can add it to the other ingredients
and we also had about three bay leaves.
When the vegetables are fried it’s time to add cereals and legumes.
And then you should cover all the cereals with about one liter of water.
we add some salt
and we cover. After about 40 minutes that you’ve been boiling the soup, you just get some cabbage leaves. For this quantity we would recommend about 7/8 leaves and you just cut them in slices.
So, when all the ingredients are cooked, you just add some thyme some rosemary and a little bit of oil.
Buon appetito!

In this video you can see all the steps to cook an excellent legume soup

Follow the recipe and listen to the recommendations of our chef, and enjoy your meal!

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