Potato and Bacon Stew from Florence (patate Stufate Con Pancetta

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Polar Bear

This is the simple, authentic, rustic-tasting,recipe from Florence. Simple and uncomplicated. From Paolo Petroni's "The Complete Book of Florentine Cooking"

Top Review by sugarpea

Savory, flavorful stew/soup that made a perfect and filling supper. You can decide which you want - soup or stew by altering the amount of broth you use. Wish I'd had pancetta but bacon certainly works. Thanks, Polar Bear.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop the onion finely and saute in a pan with 4 tablespoons of oil, together with the sage and chopped bacon.
  2. As soon as the onion begins to soften, add the potatoes cut into bite-size pieces.
  3. Saute for a few minutes over high heat.
  4. Add the broth, salt, pepper and finish cooking by stirring often with a wooden spoon and adding more broth, when necessary.
  5. Before serving, sprinkle the chopped parsley.

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