Zuppa Di Fagioli

Serves 8


1 pound Borloti dried beans

4 cups chicken stock

1 onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic

1 sprig rosemary

salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided

1 loaf stale bread, diced

Method of Preparation:

1.Soak beans overnight in 8 cups of cold water. Drain beans, add to a saucepan with chicken stock, onion, garlic , rosemary, salt and pepper. Simmer over low heat for an hour before adding 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil. When the beans are cooked, pour in a bowl in which you have diced bread. Season with the remaining olive oil and coarsely ground black pepper.