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SOUPE AU PISTOU

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Soupe Au Pistou recipe is a French soup. You can vary this recipe by adding herbs of your choice.
Ingredients
  French beans 1 Pound
  Tomatoes 3
  Vermicelli 1⁄4 Pound
  Potatoes 4 Medium
  Boiling water 3 Pint
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) (For The Aillade:)
  Sweet basil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For The Aillade:)
  Tomatoes 1 , grilled (For The Aillade:)
  Gruyere cheese 10 Gram, grated (For The Aillade:)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. Prepare beans and cut it into 1 inch lengths.
2. Peel and finely chop the potatoes and tomatoes.
3. In a pan, take the vegetables and pour 3 pints of boiling water over it. Cook it.
4. When they are almost cooked, add seasoning as per taste.
5. Add vermicelli and let it cook gently over a very low flame.
To make the Aillade:
6. In a mortar, pound 3 cloves of garlic, a handful of sweet basil and a grilled tomato, without its skin and seed.
7. When it is of a smooth consistency, add 3 tablespoons from the soup.

SERVING
8. Pour Soupe Au Pistou into a tureen. Stir in the Aillade and top it with grated Gruyere cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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