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Sunday Supper Suggestion, Italian Potatoes and Beans

Celebrate the family with your own Sunday Supper. Sunday Supper is one of our favorite ways to bring the family together! We offer the following suggestion, and hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

We are like many others, relearning about and enjoying real foods, rustic food if you will. My favorite style of rustic food (after our own countries specialties, of course) is Italian. They are among the best in simple ingredients, cooked well and served with pride.

Everyone is familiar with macaroni and beans, and this rendition is none the less delicious!

This small dish of leftovers was all I could get a photo of.......

Cooks notes and possible words of wisdom:  While this was originally a soup, I was in search of a side dish and the flavors as well as the rustic nature were right there.  For a delicious soup, add more water, it is that easy.

Italian Potatoes and Beans
adapted from: Eat this it will make you feel better, by Dom DeLuise
serves 6-8

1 small onion, diced small
3 cloves of garlic, minced
2 ribs of celery, diced small
1 large carrot, peeled and diced small
1 T olive oil

6 medium potatoes, peeled -cut in half lengthwise, set 1 piece (1/2 potato) aside, dice the remainder in large dice
2 c chicken stock
1 c water - only if needed
2 cans canneli beans drained or your own homemade white creamy bean, drained well
1/2 t oregano
black pepper

for serving: Tomato Serendipity

In a large flat pan, saute the garlic and onion until wilted and fragrant.  Add celery and carrot, saute for a minute more. Add all of the potatoes and the chicken stock.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer until potatoes are tender.

Remove the large piece and mash well, return to the pot and stir into the broth. Add the beans, simmer additional 10 minutes. Stir in the oregano and fresh ground black pepper to taste.

If the pan sauce seems too thin, boil off a few minutes to thicken.

Italian Potatoes and Beans, your family will love this delicious side dish.

Serve with the Tomato Serendipity on the side for each to flavor as wanted.


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  1. That looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing at To Grandma's House We Go.

    1. Your welcome, this is a delicious dish. I hope you give it a try.

  2. Your Potatoes and Beans look like a very comforting meal that we would love. Hope you are having a fantastic day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen


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