Spelled and leek soup Maltagliati with sausage

There soup with spelled and leeks it’s a tasty one vegetarian first course perfect for the arrival of the first cold. From the recipe a lot easy, this cereal soup is rich in fiber and vitamins, tasty and nutritious also thanks to the Parmigiano Reggiano. Ideal for one dinner in family.


  • 300 g of pearl spelled
  • 2 leeks
  • 1 and 1/2 liter of vegetable broth
  • grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • fresh thyme
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper

How to prepare: Spelled and leek soup

When temperatures start to drop, there is no food more palatable than a hot soup or soup. There soup with spelled and leeks is an exquisite example: easy And rapid to prepare, it is very tasty and flavoursome even though it is based on a few simple ingredients.

We used that for this farro soup pearly but if you have more time, try the spelled shelledpractically integral. In this case you will have to leave it to soak overnight and extend the cooking time to about an hour. You will probably need more vegetable broth that you can add, piping hot, during cooking.

The Emmer it is a cereal that has its roots in antiquity, in fact it has been cultivated for millennia throughout the Mediterranean area. It is a food with a high biological value, it contains vitamins (A, E, C and group B) as well as mineral salts (magnesium, iron, calcium) and zinc.

It finds its combination of choice in soups with vegetables and legumes: try, for example, the Spelled and potato soup or the Spelled, courgette and bean soup.

When it’s hotter, however, it is a very valuable ally in the preparation of tasty salads: the farro salad with provolone and sautéed vegetables and the spelled, tomato and pecorino salad to name two.

And if you are fond of comfortable soups with cereals also try the barley and legumes soup or the cannellini, barley, potatoes and saffron soup.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Garfagnina farro soup, Porcini, spelled and pine nut soup in a jar, Barley soup, Soup with barley and legumes

Easy execution Preparation time 15 min Cooking time 45 min Servings 4 Total time 1h and 50 min

How to prepare: Spelled and leek soup

Preparation Spelled and leek soup - Phase 1

Preparation Spelled and leek soup - Phase 1

To prepare the spelled and leek soup, heat two tablespoons of oil in a large saucepan and let the white part of the leeks, cut into thin slices, dry. When they have taken on a light golden color, add the rinsed and well-drained spelled and let it flavor for a few minutes.

Preparation Spelled and leek soup - Phase 2

Preparation Spelled and leek soup - Phase 2

Cover with the hot broth, add the tomato paste, add salt and bring to a boil. Then lower the heat and cook for the time indicated on the package (about 30-40 minutes). Taste before removing from the heat because the farro must be really well cooked. Add a handful of grated Parmesan and mix well. Serve the spelled soup with thyme and a sprinkle of pepper.