Minestrone of broad beans

July 18, 2011
Minestrone of broad beans


  • 1 kg fave
  • well water
  • 200 gr bacon fat
  • one onion
  • three celery stalks
  • a carrot
  • two zucchini
  • three potatoes
  • oil
  • salt
  • 200 gr of fettuccine (lasagnòt)
  • 200 gr of grated parmesan cheese

What to prepare

  • a pot
  • a ladle


Clean a kilo of fresh broad beans in well water, first taking them off the pods, then shelling them and tossing them in boiling water.

On the side, dice the onion in little cubes, the celery stalks, a carrot, two zucchini and three potatoes.

Put them in the water together with a half inch thick slice of bacon fat: add salt and let cook until the broad beans break.

Add the hand made fettuccine (lasagnòt) and once they are cooked top with plentiful grated parmesan cheese.