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Pistou Soup
Total:
40 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
40 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the carrots and onion and cook, stirring constantly, until the onion is lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, tomato paste and 1 tablespoon salt and cook 1 more minute. Add 7 cups water, cover and bring to a boil. Uncover, reduce the heat and simmer 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Meanwhile, trim the green beans and zucchini and cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Stir into the prepared broth along with the beans and spaghetti. Simmer until the pasta is al dente, about 10 minutes.

When ready to serve, whisk 1/3 cup pesto into the soup. Ladle into bowls and top with the remaining pesto. Sprinkle with parmesan and serve with bread, if desired.

Photograph by Antonis Achilleos

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