This is a recipe for the soup which will help you to live 100 years!
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While some drink raw eggs every day in hope to prolong their live,the longest-running family from Sardinia has a simple recipe: minestrone soup!
In the book “The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People” author Dan Buettner brings advice detected by exploring the habits and diet of the healthiest and longest-lived people in the world.
What kind of soup should be to extend our lifespan?
This Sardinian family eats the soup every day. And yes, you probably would have got tired of always eating the same thing every day …
But if you know that this can ensure 100 candles on a birthday cake, would you change your opinion?
Base soups are beans and fregula, pasta which is very popular in Sardinia,and other ingredients are not the same every day, writes Day in his book in which he brings a recipe for a “magic soup” noting that, if you are not able to buy fregulu, worthy replacement can be and couscous.
1.Beans (several kinds) and chickpeas should be left in the water overnight.Before preparing drain and rinse well.
2. In a pot over medium heat put three tablespoons of olive oil, add the onion, celery, carrot and stir until tender.Approximately five minutes.Then add the chopped garlic and stir until the smell, about 20 seconds.
3.Stir tomatoes, potatoes, fennel, parsley, basil, beans and chickpeas.Add enough water (6-8 cups), so that all ingredients are submerged.
4.Turn up the heat (or power electric cookers) and cook until it boils.Then turn the volume and simmer until beans are tender.If necessary,add more water if the mixture is too thick. Cook the stew for about a total of about an hour and a half.
5.Add the pasta, salt and pepper.
6.Serve with the addition of one tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with grated parmesan soup spoon.
Tip: You can add into the soup any fresh vegetables that do not contain harmful pesticides: zucchini, cabbage, green beans, broccoli, cauliflower …