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Zuppa D'Orzo E Prosciutto Recipe

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Submitted by finiancircle

Makes 12 servings



A hearty soup from the Trentino district of Northern Italy with barley, pork, and potatoes

Recipe Ingredients for Zuppa d'Orzo e Prosciutto

2 medium onions, finely chopped
2 medium carrots, finely chopped
1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
1 Tbspn garlic
2 Tbspn olive oil
1 lb (3-4 medium) red potatoes, peeled & thinly sliced
1 cup barley
1/2 lb smoked ham shank, prosciutto, or sausage
2 Tbspn rosemary
4 cups buttermilk

Recipe Directions for Zuppa d'Orzo e Prosciutto

  1. In a large pot heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add half the vegetable mixture and sauté to a golden brown. Reserve.

  2. Put other half of vegetables, barley, meat, and 2 branches of rosemary into pot, add buttermilk if using, and 4 quarts water. Simmer until barley is almost tender (about 50 minutes).

  3. Add reserved sautéed vegetables, season, and simmer for additional 30?40 minutes.

  4. Remove meat and bones; break meat up into small pieces and return to pot. Add water, if necessary, to create a thick, but soup-y, soup.

  5. Strip leaves from third sprig of rosemary, mince, add to pot, and simmer for 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning and serve hot.

Categories

First Course, Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 187.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
212
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
494mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
24.5g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
5.7g
Protein
9.4g
Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 12% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
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