Good, not great. Followed recipe with 2 small changes - I used the liquid from the tomatoes (about 1C)to make part of the 7C of broth and I did not brown the pancetta in oil - pancetta is plenty fatty on its own. Those changes surely did not negatively affect the outcome.
The recipe is quite time consuming (I always forget how time consuming FC recipes are).
The soup was quite good, but seemed to lack a certain depth of flavor - not sure why since it has plenty of ingredients to impart savory flavor. Cabbage flavor seemed quite pronounced - will probably do a finer chop on it if I make it again. I don't mind the time it takes - I like chopping, but if I am going to invest the time, I want a stellar result. So many tasty savory winter soups out there that I may just keep looking for a perfect one.
I've made this soup many a time. It is delicious and relatively easy.
Excellent outcome. Followed recipe as written. Perfect hearty soup for a cold and windy night. It hit the spot and is very filling.
Loved it. Of course, I had to make small changes. I reduced pancetta and oil. I also reduced garlic, and rosemary. I left out the coriander because I didn't have any in my pantry. I also added some shredded chicken and some spinach leaves at end. I was making this for someone who doesn't eat cabbage if they can identify it, so the spinach was a disguise. It was soooo yummy.
Yummy soup with a nice complex flavor; makes for great comfort food on a rainy day. I would give it 5 stars but it's a bit of work and makes a lot of dirty dishes along the way. Even so, I will make it again.
A really rich and flavorful soup. This one is definitely a keeper. I substituted bacon for the pancetta (it's hard to get where I live) and used just one cup instead of 1 1/4. Will certainly make this soup again!
This is a lovely soup. I substituted Godshall's Turkey Bacon for the Pancetta (because I had it in stock) and dried Rosemary (again, had it in stock). I chose to use Cannellini beans. It is very fast to cook, and was very satisfying. I will definitely make this again! Thank you!
This soup is really flavorful and I realized later that I completely forgot to add the cheese and breadcrumbs. I also substituted turkey bacon and it added a rich flavor to the soup. I added an additional can of chick peas, as 2 cans of white beans didn't seem like quite enough.
This is now my favorite soup in my repertoire.
This soup is awesome exactly as is. It is one of my family's favorites, and has become a favorite of friends of mine, too. An absolute must make dish for cool autumn or winter nights.
This soup is one of my family's absolute favorites. To make it more calorie friendly, I cut way back on the oil and reduce the amount of pancetta and parmesan cheese by one third. I also substitute homemade croutons for bread crumbs. There is a lot of prep work involved so it is time consuming to make, but it's worth it!
Great soup! Ingredients perfectly balanced- a nice variation from all we try to do with beans.
I'm not a fan of canned beans so used dried Coco beans - otherwise, perfect as is.