Soupe au pistou

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Soupe au pistou
Soupe au pistou
Calories per serving:366
Ready in:40 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:27th February 2013
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Although very popular in Provence, this soup originates from Genoa in Italy.


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  1. Put the water, vegetables and seasoning into a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. When the vegetables are almost cooked, st the pasta and cook over a low heat.
  3. In the meantime, blend the garlic, basil, oil and 2 tablespoons of the cooking stock.
  4. When the pasta is cooked, mix in the blended ingredients.
  5. Pour into a soup tureen and sprinkle with the Parmesan.

Serving suggestions

Serve with good bread

Recipe source

  • Adapted from a recipe in Larousse Gastronomique (1961)


Before adding the water and the vegetables, you could add a medium onion and leek in a tablespoon of butter.

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