Soup appraga cornuti (satisfying cuckolds)

Bread soup with zucchini, zucchini flowers and leaves and branches of the zucchini plant. Very quick to realize, women of Sezze used to prepare it when during the day they were wasting a lot of time.

recipe given by our chef at .

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1kg leaves and branches of the zucchini plant
4-5 zucchini
200 g zucchini flowers
1 fresh onion
5 eggs
100 g boiled snails
50 ml extra virgin olive oil
1 loaf of stale bread of Sezze

These ingredients are able to feed:  10persons


Peel the zucchini flowers cutting out the stem, pistil and sepals, wash them in water and cut into chunks. Wash the zucchini and cut them into chunks.
Remove the leaves of zucchini from the stalks, wash the leaves and cut them into large strips, from the stalks and twigs should be removed from the outer layers that are more fibrous, with the help of a knife, make a small incision to one of the two end of the sprig and pull.
After doing this cut the twigs into thin sticks.
In a large pot put the oil and chopped fresh onion, add the zucchini leaves and the branches, let dry well, then add the zucchini pieces and snails already boiled, cover with water and cook for about 15 minutes.
Then add the zucchini flowers clean and cut them and bring it to cook. When the vegetables are cooked, add the eggs and cook them.
In a salad bowl, or if you want directly into a serving dish, arrange layers of stale bread and pour the soup over cooked, sprinkle with grated pecorino or parmesan cheese and serve.

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