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Dry Majorcan Soup

In Majorca this soup is traditionally eaten with grapes - it is served hot or cold. You may substitute the cabbage with Cauliflower, lettuce, broccoli, Spinach etc


  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 red peppers, membrane & seeds removed,cut into 1/2 inch squares
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and peeled
  • 4 tablespoons parsley, cleaned and chopped
  • 1 large cabbage, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 12 slices crusty firm white bread, thinly sliced

In 2 tbsp of oil saute the onions, peppers& garlic until the onions are just golden.

Add tomatoes & parsley saute gently for 4 minutes.

Add the cabbage and water, simmer until the cabbage is cooked.

Take out 4 soup bowls or a soup tureen and place a slice of bread on the botton of each bowl (if using a tureen cover the bottom with a layer of bread).

Cover the bread with a layer of veggies.

Add another layer of bread and more veggies.

Repeat one more time.

Pour in as much stock as the bread will absorb.

Drizzle a bit of oil on top (optional).