Ribollita

Tuscan “Reboiled” Bean and Greens Soup

Preparation info

  • Serves

    10

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Cook’s Canon: 101 Recipes Everyone Should Know

The Cook’s Canon

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2003

  • About

In the food counterculture, the well-heeled rabble that militates against fast food and overprecious chefs, Frankenfoods and pesticides and antibiotically tampered 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 pe