How to make Tuscan black cabbage soup easy recipe


How to make Tuscan black cabbage Soup easy recipe

Tuscan black cabbage soup is a very easy and veggie recipe, perfect to eat on a cold winter day. Soups are for me a very comfort food and they are also really healthy food.

Tuscan black cabbage soup is a very balanced dish on a nutritional level; in fact, the black cabbage is rich in vitamins and minerals while beans are rich in vitamin C and B3.

To make the black cabbage soup perfect, serve it with toasted slices of bread rubbed with garlic … it will be irresistible.

The black cabbage soup that we propose here is really delicious and if you love this kind of dishes, here are other soup recipes, simple and tasty:

But now let’s see how to prepare this typical Italian soup; Are you ready to cook with me? Let’s start right away and if it is left over, the next day heated will be even better!

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Tuscan black cabbage soup

Recipe Difficulty Level: easy Servings: 4


  • 1 carrot
  • Half stick of celery
  • 1 small onion
  • A little bit of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 potato
  • 400 g (14 oz) of black cabbage
  • Salt
  • Water
  • 150 g (5.2 oz) of white beans (cannellini beans in the can)
  • Hot chili pepper (optional)


Clean the carrot, the celery, and the onion and cut in small cubes.

Peel the potato and cut into small cubes.

Clean the cabbage. Eliminate the stick and cut the leaves into small pieces.

In a pot, brown the chopped carrot, celery, and onion in a thread of oil for a few minutes.

Add the chopped potato and cook for a few minutes.

Carrots, onions and potatoes
Carrots, onions and potatoes

Add the chopped cabbage, add salt and enough water to cover the vegetables, cover and cook for 50 minutes.

If the mixture is too thick, add some vegetable stock. Differently, if it results too liquid, boil to evaporate the water.

black cabbage
Black cabbage

When the cabbage starts to be soft, add the beans and the hot chili.

Serve the soup with toasted bruschetta bread and feel in Tuscany!

Enjoy your meal! Buon appetito!

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2 thoughts on “How to make Tuscan black cabbage soup easy recipe”

    1. Hello! Black cabbage is a leafy vegetable widely used in soups in Italy. One of the most famous that contains this vegetable is the Tuscan soup. I hope I have been useful to you.

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