Pappa con il pomodoro

Thick tomato and bread soup

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6-8

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Twelve

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

  • About

Many Tuscans are satisfied with the simplicity of their wonderful ripe tomatoes — mixed with a little garlic, superb olive oil and their unsalted bread. The few ingredients in this recipe form the basis of many dishes in Tuscany. It is worth mentioning that the quality of your ingredients makes your finished dish, particularly in a recipe like this one.

You can cut the bread into squares the night before and leave out to dry on a tray, uncovered. Some people add a few whole cloves t