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Old 07-29-2009, 08:25 AM   #39
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RIBOLLITA (TOSCANA)



INGREDIENTS
1 Wild mustard
1/4 of Savoia cabbage
1 chop of beet
1 leek
1 onion
1 potato
2 carrots
2 zucchini
2 branches of celery
2 gambi di sedano
19,5 ounces of white beans
2 skinned tomatoes
Olive oil
salt, pepper
13 ounces of passed homemade bread

PREPARATION:
- Put the beans in cold water for 8 hours, boil them in two liters of water;
- Put the oil in another pot, and the diced onion. Add the sliced vegetables, and boil them slowly for 10 minutes;
- Add the beans' water and half of the beans. Sieve the others and add them;
- Add salt and pepper and cook at low fire for a couple of hours;
- Add the sliced bread. Mix and boil for 10 minutes;
- Let it rest and serve in terracotta dishes and end the preparation adding a little olive oil.

ENJOY.
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