Pappa Al Pomodoro - Bread Soup

Pappa Al Pomodoro – Bread Soup

Here’s a delicious solution to left over bread, or yet another way to enjoy our variety of Bake-at-Home loaves. Pappa Al Pomodoro is a soup traditionally made with Tuscan bread, but works well with any of our artisan loaves. It’s hearty, comforting, and delicious.

Pappa Al Pomodoro - Bread Soup

Pappa Al Pomodoro – Bread Soup


1 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 sweet  yellow onion

2 garlic cloves

1 leek or 2- 3 celery stalks

3 carrots

3/4 cup fresh basil (set aside 1/4 chiffonade cut for topping)

1 loaf Essential Baking Bake-at-Home Bread, chopped into cubes

2 cups chicken or vegetable broth

2 cans diced tomato

salt/pepper to taste

Parmesan or Pecorino Romano

red pepper flakes (optional)


In a large pot head olive oil over medium heat.

Add diced onions and garlic, chopped leek and carrots and cook until vegetables are soft.

Add the Bake-at-Home cubes and cook for a few more minutes.

Add the diced tomatoes, broth, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 – 45 minutes.

Serve topped with fresh basil chiffonade cut.

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