Bagnèt Verd

Preparation info
  • Makes about 2 cups 400 ml ) ;


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

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There are two classic sauces from the Piedmont for Bollito Misto, a red and a green. This is the green. It is so good that it deserves outings on crudités and Croutons.


  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water, or as needed
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In a medium bowl, pour the vinegar and 2 tablespoons water over the bread. Let stand until the liquid is absorbed and the bread is thoroughly soft. If all the liquid is absorbed before the bread is softened, add another tablespoon of water.

Mash the bread with a fork until smooth. Add the pa