Soupe au Pistou

Vegetable Soup with Garlic Basil & Tomato Sauce

Preparation info
  • 6-8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Table in Provence

By Leslie Forbes

Published 1987

  • About

If you stop at Maussane on a hot summer day, & see a gaggle of old ladies shelling fresh beans in the main square, they are sure to be Jean-Francois’ relations. “The only way I can offer Soupe au pistou in my restaurant is if my wife’s aunt & grandmother prepare the beans,” said Monsieur Richard. “It’s one of those ‘simple’ family dishes that takes a lot of time & must be very very fresh.” In Nice this soup is served with the basil & parme