Peasant Soup

Menu Part: 
Soup
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
8

The name says peasant but the flavor says delicious. Beans, vegetables and sausage combine to produce a flavorful and aromatic soup.

Ingredients

2 large onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
4 carrots, thickly sliced
2 ribs celery, sliced
1 tsp. dried oregano
1⁄4 cup olive oil
5 cups beef or chicken stock
3 cups canned tomatoes with liquid
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 lb. chorizo, sliced
3 cups cooked or drained, canned cannellini beans
6 cups chopped kale
Garlic toasts
Grated Monterey Jack cheese

Steps

1. In stockpot, sauté onions, garlic, carrots, celery, and oregano in oil 5 min.

2. Add stock, tomatoes and liquid (breaking up tomatoes), and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 25 min.

3. Add chorizo, beans, and kale; cover and cook 20-25 min. longer, or until vegetables are tender.

4. Ladle soup into ovenproof bowls and place garlic toast on top. Sprinkle with cheese and broil a few minutes until melted.

More From FoodService Director

Sponsored Content
Mushroom Council blended burgers

From The James Beard Foundation.

At the same time the James Beard Foundation announced the first annual Blended Burger Project™ Campus Edition, they concluded the third annual Blended Burger Project™ with a bang!

The Blended Burger Project™ contest concluded with 414 restaurants* in 45 states participating, and more than 400,000 consumer votes. Over the last nine weeks, the competition created a buzz on social media with more than 4,700 unique posts on Instagram and Twitter using the #BlendedBurgerProject hashtag.

“The Blended Burger Project™ is a phenomenal...

Ideas and Innovation
moving boxes

Because we have 39 locations throughout the state, employees are offered a transfer if they’re planning a move. They’re rehired by the company, but there’s no additional training needed and employees are ready to go on Day 1.

Ideas and Innovation
staff pack

To keep staff motivated, we locked them in a room together. As part of a midsemester training session, we formed work groups and sent them to a local Escape Room to see which team could play the game together most effectively and escape first. Not only was this training a great team-building experience, but it supported a local new business and gave our staff a memorable experience.

Ideas and Innovation
star employee

Senior leadership meets twice a year to do organizational talent planning for every position from the top down. We talk about who are the potential high-performers, and go through how they can grow. People are your differentiator—you need to take care of your assets, and your assets are your human resources.

FSD Resources