Easy Tuscan Cardone Soup

An authentic Italian Favorite!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 976
Protein: 27g
Carbs: 87g
Fiber: 17g
Sugar: 18g
Fat: 57g
Sodium: 3773mg

Recipe Information

Serves: 6
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes


1½ pounds of cleaned, rinsed and diced Cardone
1 medium Onion, chopped
2 Tbsp. butter
4 cups prepared vegetable or chicken broth
2 Tbsp. olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
6 slices toasted country style bread
Crumbled bacon, for optional garnish


Blanch Cardone in lightly salted boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and cool.
Heat olive oil and butter in fry pan and saute Onion until tender.
Coat Cardone with flour and add to sauteed Onions, braise for a few minutes and then add broth,
salt and pepper. Simmer for 30 minutes, remove from heat and puree soup with hand blender. At the bottom
of each soup bowl, place a slice of toasted bread and pour boiling soup over bread to soften. Garnish with bacon if desired.

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