Pesto Sauce


Preparation info
  • Makes

    ¾ cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

Pesto is Italian, pistou is French, For a longer discussion, also of technique. Either can be made with or without pine nuts and cheese. It depends on the dish, tradition, and personal preference, In soup, it is usually without nuts or cheese.

One version or another is used for Green Soup, Black Bean and Pistou Soup, Minestrone