Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Pistou Addition

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
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4 small garlic cloves, pressed or minced

1/2 cup packed basil leaves

2 tablespoons tomato paste

1/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

Salt and freshly black pepper


1 small green bell pepper, parboiled until tender

1/4 cup canned pimientos, drained and dried

2 small garlic cloves, minced

1/3 cup olive oil

Fresh or dried bread crumbs to thicken

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a food processor puree all the ingredients until smooth; season to taste with salt and pepper.


  1. Puree the parboiled pepper, pimientos, garlic and olive oil until thick. Add enough breadcrumbs so that "rouille" holds its shape.

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