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Ribollita (Tuscan Vegetable Stew)


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  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

This ribollita recipe is a hearty Tuscan vegetable stew, loaded with veggies and thickened with bread. A flavor-packed vegan and vegetarian dinner idea!


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Ingredients

  • 1 onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 tomato
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 bunch Tuscan kale
  • 1 handful parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 10 sage leaves
  • 15-ounce can cannellini beans (or 1 1/2 cups cooked)
  • 1 quart vegetable stock
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
  • Multigrain or wholegrain sourdough bread
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Dice the onion. Peel and dice the carrot and zucchini. Dice the tomato. Mince the garlic. Roughly chop the kale. Remove the leaves from the parsley.
  2. In a large saucepan or pot, heat the olive oil. Add the onion garlic, carrots, red pepper flakes, and sage and cook over low heat for 20 minutes until softened but not browned. Add the parsley, tomato, and zucchini and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add the kale and beans (drained if canned), and cover with vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Season with kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste.
  4. Chop the bread into cubes. To serve, arrange the bread cubes in the soup and add Parmesan cheese shavings and a drizzle of olive oil.

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: Ribollita, Italian Soup, Tuscan Vegetable Stew, Vegetable Soup, Ribollita Recipe, Vegetarian Soup, Vegan Soup, Italian Soup