Potage Paysanne

Potage Paysanne


Potage Paysanne or Peasant Soup is easy to make and absolutely delicious. 



2 Diced Carrots

2 Cubed Potatoes

2 Sliced Leeks

1 Diced Onion

1/4  Head Rough Chopped Cabbage

2 Chopped Tomatoes

2 Cubes Diced Celery

6 Minced Garlic Cloves

1/2 Cup Olive Oil

2 Cups Cooked White Beans

6 Cups Vegetable or Chicken Broth

1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper

2 Tablespoons Parsley

1 Tablespoon Red Pepper Flakes


In a stock pot add the olive oil and heat over a medium heat.  Add the carrots, potatoes, garlic, onions, leeks, celery, cabbage, salt pepper, red pepper flakes and parsley.  Cook for 8 minutes stirring frequently.  Add the vegetable or chicken stock.  Cook for two hours on medium low heat.  Stir frequently.  Add the cooked white beans, chopped tomatoes and cook on medium heat for another 30 minutes.  Transfer to soup bowls or a soup tureen and serve.  Serves 4


    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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