Ribollita

Tuscan “Reboiled” Bean and Greens Soup

Preparation info

  • Serves

    10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

  • About

In the food counterculture, the well-heeled cabal that militates against fast food and overprecious chefs, Frankenfoods and pesticides, and antibiotically treated meat, ribollita is the poster dish. What more could Slow Foodies ask for than a peasant soup “reboiled” from yesterday’s leftovers? Devotees of cucina povera, the cooking of the poor, could hardly invent anything “poorer” than this celebrated and adored member of a whole, hearty Italian family of “poor” soups and pea