Rustic Lamb Soup from Florence (Minestra Dagnello)

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“This is THE LAMB SOUP for a quiet, intimate evening on a rainy day. My family uses white burgundy wine which blends wonderfully with the vegetables and ends up tasting a bit sweet. Children wont even know there's wine in the soup. Celery gives a rustic, fresh taste. TRULY, WONDERFUL RUSTIC TASTING SOUP. Got the recipe from Pietro Petroni's : The Complete Book of Florentine Cooking while I was in Florence.”
1hr 45mins

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  1. Chop finely the celery, carrot and onion and sauté in 3 tablespoons of olive oil. As soon as the onion begins to change colour, add the lamb and continue to cook. After a few minutes, add the wine and allow to evaporate completely, then add the tomatoes. Continue to cook over a low heat for about one hour, then add the broth.
  2. Finally add the noodles and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Serve with freshly ground pepper.

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