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minestrone alla milanese

Language: Italian

Description: The classic minestrone. A substantial soup from Milan, made with tomatoes, pulses, such as red kidney beans and peas, onions, celery, pork, courgettes (US: zucchini), carrots, possibly potatoes and cabbage, and other vegetables and herbs, served with Parmesan cheese. It may be served as a main course and may be served at room temperature or cold when the weather is hot.

Pronounced: mee-neh-STROH-neh ahl-lah mee-lah-NEH-seh
Gender: m
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Milan in Lombardy

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Lombardy, Milan

See foods and dishes: alla milanese, Parmigiano-Reggiano

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