*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       TOMATO, BREAD AND PASTINA STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetarian
                 Main Dish                        Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6       c            Chopped Roma tomatoes
                         -(peeled and seeded)
                         -or canned peeled tomatoes,
                         -  chopped
      1/2   c            Olive oil
    3       oz           Stale Italian bread
                         -or French bread
    2       md           Onions -- finely diced
    8                    Garlic cloves -- crushed
    3       tb           Fresh marjoram leaves -ÿÿ
    2       ts           -Dried marjoram leaves
                         Salt and pepper -- to taste
      1/2   c            Dry white wine
    2       c            :Water, -ÿÿ
                         - the juice from
                         - canned tomatoes
    3       tb           Pastina
 
   IN A LARGE, DEEP SKILLET over low heat, combine the
   olive oil, garlic and onions and cook, stirring
   occasionally, 5 minutes, until the onions are soft and
   translucent. Roughly crumble the bread into 1/4-inch
   pieces, add it to the skillet and cook, stirring, 1
   minute. Add the tomatoes, marjoram, salt, pepper, wine
   and water. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for
   20 minutes. Add the pastina and cook an additional 3
   minutes. When it’s time to serve dinner, pour the stew
   into a large covered serving dish or soup tureen and
   offer grated cheese and additional olive oil on the
   side.
  
 
 
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