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Hearty Italian Soup

Ingredients: 3 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 1 small onion, peeled and roughly chopped 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 4 ounces pancetta or ham, chopped 1/2 cup of Bella Nonnas Ultra Premium EVOO   15 ounce can whole peeled tomatoes 3 - 15 ounce cans cannellini or great northern beans, drained and rinsed 2 cups chicken broth 1 sprig fresh rosemary 1 bunch kale, roughly chopped 1/2 cup toasted bread crumbs Grated parmesan Cooking Instructions:In a large pot over medium heat, sauté the first five ingredients in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil for 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes and their juices, along with the beans, broth, and rosemary. Simmer, covered, until the beans break apart, about an...

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Orange Maple Bacon Vinaigrette Over Wilted Baby Spinach

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons Bella Nonnas Maple Balsamic Vinegar 2 Tablespoon Bella Nonnas Barrel-aged Red Wine Vinegar 1 teaspoon good quality Dijon style mustard 4 tablespoons Bella Nonnas Blood Orange Olive Oil 2 tablespoon finely minced shallots 1/2 teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper to taste 4 slices center-cut bacon, cooked to a crisp and finely crumbled 2 quarts young spinach leaves, stems removed, washed orange wedges (peeled, seeded, cut and stripped) Cooking Instructions: Place spinach in a serving bowl. Place the balsamic, half the crumbled bacon, red wine vinegar, salt, half the shallots, pepper, and mustard in a small saucepan over medium heat. Gently warm while whisking - remove from heat before it reaches a simmer. Allow to cool for a minute,...

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