This hearty plant-based veggie soup that's hailed from Tuscany is just what the doctor ordered. With tender cannellini beans, a finishing of basil pesto and crusty ciabatta, this is the type of recipe that’ll soon become a dinner time staple.
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herb & mushroom seasoning
peeled pumpkin pieces
garlic paste(May be presentEgg, Milk, Gluten, Soy, Fish, Sesame, Tree Nuts)
vegetable stock pot
ciabatta(ContainsSoy, GlutenMay be presentEgg, Milk, Sesame, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Sulphites)
plant-based basil pesto
Preheat oven to 240°C/220°C fan-forced. Finely chop onion and celery. Cut carrot into bite-sized chunks. Roughly chop silverbeet. Drain and rinse cannellini beans (see ingredients). Pick herb leaves.
Place peeled pumpkin pieces and carrot on a lined oven tray. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat, spread out evenly, then roast until tender, 25-30 minutes.
When the veggies have 15 minutes cook time remaining, heat a deep frying pan or medium saucepan over medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Cook onion and celery until softened, 3-4 minutes. Add 1/2 the garlic paste, herb & mushroom seasoning and herbs. Add cannellini beans, chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock pot, the brown sugar and the water. Bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer, 5-6 minutes.
TIP: Add a splash more water if the ribollita looks too thick
While the ribollita is simmering, slice ciabatta in half lengthways. In a small heatproof bowl, place the plant-based butter and remaining garlic paste, then microwave in 10 second bursts, until melted. Season with salt. Brush garlic butter over the cut sides of ciabatta pieces, then bake the ciabatta directly on wire oven rack until golden, 5 minutes.
Add roasted veggies and silverbeet to the ribollita and cook until wilted 2-3 minutes. Stir through plant-based basil pesto and season to taste.
Divide roast veggie and cannellini bean ribollita between bowls. Serve with garlic ciabatta.