Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Fall Minestrone with Buckwheat Soup by Wild Apple

In case you've not heard, Wild Apple is a new and amazing recipe site dedicated to only gluten free foods. Take a look at their Fall Minestrone with Buckwheat soup - butternut squash is included. I can almost taste the beans and onions on my tongue a sign of good photography, and good soup.

Fall Minestrone with Buckwheat soup by Wild Apple
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 1tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1small yellow onion, chopped (about 1 12cups)
  • 1clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1small potato, cut to into 14-inch pieces (about 1 cup chopped)
  • 2small carrots, sliced into 18-inch thick coins
  • 6ounces butternut squash, peeled, chopped into 14-inch cubes (about 1 cup)
  • 4ounces mushrooms, sliced (about 112 cups sliced)
  • 12cup buckwheat groats
  • 114-ounce can whole peeled Italian tomatoes with juices
  • 1tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1teaspoon fresh finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 34teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 12-inch piece Parmesan cheese rind
  • 4cups high quality chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1small zucchini, cut in 12-inch pieces (about 1½ cups chopped)
  • 1rib celery, cut in 12-inch pieces
  • 3large leaves kale, ribs removed, thinly sliced
  • 1cup cooked cannellini beans
  • 12-inch piece Parmesan cheese rind
  • 12teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese, to taste
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • Heat oil and butter in a medium large pot over medium heat. Add the oil, butter, onion, and garlic. Let cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 8 minutes. Add the potatoes, carrots, squash, mushrooms, and buckwheat groats.
  • 2
  • Raise the heat to medium-high, add the tomatoes and their juice, use a spoon to break up the tomatoes into small pieces. Let the mixture simmer until most of the liquid is evaporated and the color deepens, about 5 minutes. Add the thyme, rosemary, salt, Parmesan rind, and stock and bring to a simmer. Gently simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 3
  • Add zucchini, celery, kale, beans, and remaining ingredients except vinegar, bring to a simmer once again. At this point the potatoes should be cooked through. If not, simmer a few minutes longer. Remove the Parmesan rind and add the vinegar. Stir to combine, adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot, topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
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