Alphabet in colored broth is a healthy, nutritious and tasty pasta recipe, ideal for a complete meal for the whole family.
Ingredients for 4 servings:
• 350g PGI Gragnano Alfabeto
• 500g pumpkin
• 5 cabbage leaves
• ½ cauliflower
• ½ purple cabbage
• 1 bunch of chard
• 2 courgettes
• 4 carrots
• 1 onion
• Parsley to taste
• 2 tbs evoo
• Salt and black pepper to taste
- Let's start with the preparation of the soup by carefully cleaning all the vegetables and cutting them into chunks. In a large saucepan, fry the golden onion in two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Add the diced vegetables and let them cook until softened. Once the vegetables have softened, add the Pasta di Martino PGI Alfabeto, a bunch of parsley, half a teaspoon of salt and pepper, mix everything well and bring to the boil over medium heat. When the water reaches a boil, lower the heat and cook for about 15 minutes.
- Serve hot or warm with fresh parsley.
Let's go now to deepen the properties of the vegetables present in this recipe.
Pumpkin, from the Latin cucurbita, is rich in beta carotene, vitamins (especially C and group B), magnesium, potassium and fibre. It is a very versatile vegetable with a sweet and delicate flavour, suitable for any type of preparation.
Savoy cabbage brings nutritional properties and benefits to our body, contains vitamins A, C and E, is rich in dietary fiber and low in calories and fat.
Cauliflower is a vegetable that brings many health benefits, contains B vitamins, vitamins K, C and copper, is rich in fiber, antioxidants and mineral salts such as potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and selenium.
Similarly, purple cabbage, less known than its cousins, has a similar nutritional content, is rich in vitamins and has a low calorie content, making it an ideal food for those who want a healthy and balanced diet.
Chard, from the Latin nettle, is a food rich in medicinal properties and has a high content of iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, vitamin A, B vitamins and vitamin K, and is a good source of fiber.
Zucchini are rich in water, dietary fiber and B vitamins, they are an excellent ally for health as they contribute to the well-being of the heart, liver and kidneys, like cabbage, zucchini also has a low calorie content.
Finally, carrots, rich in beta-carotene, are a valid ally against certain diseases as they contain vitamins and minerals that strengthen our immune defences.All accompanied by the aromas of parsley, rich in vitamins and mineral salts, which gives the recipe a unique flavour.
The recipe is ideal for serving to children, as it is easily digestible, nutritious and healthy.
To prepare a good Alfabeto soup, it is important to choose quality ingredients, such as the PGI Gragnao Pasta from Pasta Di Martino, to ensure an excellent result, both in terms of flavor and texture.
Thus you will have a delicious and healthy recipe, which will be a sure hit in family dinners.