Pappa Al Pomodoro - Tomato Bread Soup

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by E.A.4957

This is a inexpensive and hardy soup. It's a little different than the other Italian pomodoro soups I've seen in that it has white beans in it. It can easily be a meal all by itself, or you can add a green salad and have a great meal in no time.

Top Review by Ma Field

A truly outstanding recipe. The taste is subtle and delicious. I was suspicious at first but one taste and I was hooked. It made a LOT of soup so I took a chance and froze some. It thawed well and tasted terrific, in spite of having the bread in it. A new family favorite!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a medium soup pot over high heat.
  2. Add three tablespoons of olive oil, garlic and onion.
  3. Cook 7 to 8 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes (both kinds) and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add stock/broth and raise heat to make the soup bubble.
  6. Reduce heat to simmer and add bread and beans.
  7. Stir soup as it simmers until it thickens to a stew-like consistency.
  8. Ladel into bowls and top with grated cheese, a little additional olive oil and torn basil leaves to garnish.

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