Soup Garfagnina


The dish that we present today is a classic Tuscany, exactly the Garfagnana, an area of the province of Lucca, between the Apuan Alps and the main chain of the Tosco Emiliano; territory by the great gastronomic tradition.

It ‘a soup of legumes and cereals prepared in the traditional manner, dish healthy and nutritious as well as tasty.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Products used in this recipe” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”]


Soup Garfagnina

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 13 hours 45 minutes
Course - soup, first dish
Cuisine tuscany
Servings 4 people


  • 500 gr. mixed legumes and cereals for Garfagnana soup
  • 4 spoons olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 n. red onion
  • 1 n. potato
  • 1 n. carrot
  • rib celery
  • 1 spoon lard cream
  • 2 l. vegetable broth


  • Rinse several times mixed legume/cereal and put it to soak in water for 12 hours.
  • Chop the celery, carrot and onion, and sauté in a large pot where you put to heat the oil and a spoon of lard cream.
  • Cut the potatoes into cubes and add to the mixture along with mixed legumes and cereal and the broth.
  • Do go on low heat, after an hour sample to check the level of cooking, and to complete it over a low heat.
  • When cooked, remove a third of the soup and blend with the blender and bring everything together.
  • Serve hot with bread, toasted and chopped, a drizzle of good extra virgin olive oil and pepper.
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