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Menestra gallega (Galician vegetable stew)
« on: June 24, 2012, 05:44:47 pm »
Name of Recipe:  Menestra gallega (Galician vegetable stew) – not tested

Serves:  4

For the sofrito
200g ham
50g olive oil

For the internal steaming basket
2 carrots
2 onions
200g potatoes

For the Varoma basket
200g green beans
1 green pepper
4 stalks green asparagus
4 medium tomatoes
600g water
4 eggs

For the sofrito put the ham in the  *: and chop 8 seconds / Speed 3½.
Remove from the  *: and reserve.
Peel the carrots and cut into rounds.
Peel the onions discarding the skin and chop.
Wash the potatoes, peel them and chop into pieces.
Put the carrots, onions and potatoes into the internal steaming basket.
Wash the green beans, remove the stalks and cut into pieces.
Wash the pepper, remove the seeds and chop.
Wash the asparagus and removes the hard parts.
Add the green beans, asparagus, pepper and the washed tomatoes.
Put the water with a little salt into the  *: place the internal steaming basket and the Varoma basket into position and break the eggs over the vegetables 30 minutes / Temp. Varoma / Speed 1.
Place the drained vegetables into a serving dish and drizzle the sofrito over the top.

Origin:  This is a translation of a recipe in Cocina española con Thermomix
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