Minestrone Semplice - Plain Minestrone

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Soups & Stews, Italian

1/2 lb Ditalini 1 Onion 2 ts Olive oil 2 c Cut string beanS 1 tb Chopped parsley 2 oz Grated Parmesan Cheese 3 tb Butter 3 Stalks celery, diced 2 lg Potatoes 1 c Fresh peas Serves: 6 Cook onion in oil and butter about 3 minutes or until slightly brown. Add celery, potatoes, cook for 10 minutes in covered pot. Add 3 quarts boiling water; cook 15 minutes more. Add string beans, peas, detalini, salt and pepper; cover andcook slowly another 20 minutes. Serve hot garnished with parsley and cheese.