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From Organic Gardening magazine (1985). A lovely soup made delicious with pesto. Enjoy!

French Soupe Au Pistou

French Soupe Au Pistou

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Directions Edit

  1. In a heavy pot (about 8-quart size), combine green beans, onions, potatoes, tomatoes and stock.
  2. Bring to a boil, then simmer until beans and potatoes are crisp tender.
  3. Add the cooked white beans with their cooking water (or liquid from cans) and vermicelli, and simmer until the vermicelli is just tender.
  4. Combine the basil, cheese, oil and garlic in a blender or processor, and puree.
  5. Stir this paste into the soup, bit by bit.
  6. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  7. After the sauce has been added, the soup may be warmed, but not boiled.
  8. Serve with hot or toasted slices of french bread.
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