Zuppa Pavese Recipe

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Herbert Published: May 10, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Zuppa Pavese

Zuppa pavese is an Italian baked soup dish with eggs, parmesan, and herbs. This dish is cooked and eaten with slices of good-quality Italian bread.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1qtchicken broth
  • 2tbspparsley,dried
  • 2tspbutter
  • 2good italian bread,thick slices
  • 2eggs
  • ¼cupparmesan cheese,grated, plus more to taste
  • salt,to taste
  • pepper,to taste


  1. In a small pot put 1 quart chicken broth and 2 tablespoons dried parsley. Bring to a low boil, then turn down to a simmer.

  2. In a frying pan add a knob of butter and grill both sides of bread until nice and crunchy. Slice in half and arrange in oven-safe bowl.

  3. Crack 1 or 2 eggs over the bread so as not to break yolks. Add salt and pepper and a dash of parsley.

  4. Slowly ladle or pour simmering broth over eggs and bread, do not break yolk!

  5. Add Parmesan cheese and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes for soft-boiled eggs, longer for a harder yolk. Add more broth and cheese fresh out of the oven.


  • Calories: 1216.18kcal
  • Fat: 29.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.14g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 179.76g
  • Fiber: 9.43g
  • Sugar: 10.60g
  • Protein: 52.73g
  • Cholesterol: 197.17mg
  • Sodium: 2968.01mg
  • Calcium: 526.11mg
  • Potassium: 989.32mg
  • Iron: 11.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 161.13µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.01mg
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