By Margarita Persico This Minestrone Soup recipe is not an exact science. Measurements are to taste and an experiment in my kitchen one morning after visiting a wonderful little organic farmer’s market in Escazú. I nearly purchased a few of everything; therefore, I found myself with a very large order […]

Minestrone Soup – Costa Rican Farmer’s Market Style

Lentils are an excellent vegetarian source of iron. They are also a source of zinc, calcium, vitamin C and fiber. Only oatmeal and soy have higher iron content per milligrams serving.  A 6.6 milligrams serving of lentils has 35 percent nutritional value of iron according to the National Institute of […]