Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
0:45 m

This ribollita - a Tuscan bread stew meaning "re-boiled" - is hearty, healthy and delicious! It's designed to be made in big batches and then re-boiled
when you're ready to eat it next, so works perfectly for meal planning.

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For the ribollita

<item-todo-done>4 tbsp good olive oil, plus extra to finish<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 red onion<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 cloves garlic<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 large carrot<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 celery stick<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 small dried chilli<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>10g sage<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>10g thyme<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 x 400g can of plum tomatoes<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 x 400g can of cannellini beans<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>400g cavolo nero<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>150g stale ciabatta<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Grater | Large saucepan

Prepare the ingredients

  • Peel and finely dice the red onion
  • Trim, peel and coarsely grate the carrot
  • Trim and dice the celery
  • Pick and roughly chop the sage
  • Pick and roughly chop the thyme leaves
  • Drain and rinse the beans
  • Destem the kale, dice the stalks and finely slice the leaves
  • Cut the ciabatta into 1 inch cubes

Start the base

  • Warm the olive oil in a large pan over a medium heat | Add the onion to the pan and stir for 2 minutes
  • Add the carrot, celery, chilli and garlic to the pan and cook, stirring regularly for 15 minutes until very soft
  • Add the sage and thyme and stir for 2 minutes

Get everything simmering

  • Add the plum tomatoes to the pan, half-fill the empty can with water and pour into the pan
  • Stir to mix, turn the heat up to a gentle simmer and cook for 10 minutes
  • Add the beans and cavolo nero to the pan, and stir for 2-3 minutes to mix
  • Add the bread and 500ml of water to the pan, fold to combine, turn up the heat, bring to a boil, turn down the heat to low and simmer for 15-30 minutes

Time to serve

  • Taste the soup, season to perfection, ladle half the soup into a bowl and serve immediately with a drizzle of olive oil
  • Transfer the remaining soup to a sealable container and put the container in the fridge for later in the week


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