Soupe Au Pistou with Parsley Serves 8 Soupe au Pistou is a classic French soup that uses a flavorful herb puree as a topping.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes


3 cloves garlic, minced


1 tablespoon olive oil


1 pound green beans, trimmed and chopped into 1-inch pieces


2 large red potatoes, chopped


4 cups vegetable broth or water


1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes


1 cup parsley leaves


2 cloves garlic


1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1. Sauté garlic and onion in oil for 5 minutes. Add green beans, potatoes, broth or water, and tomatoes and simmer for 20 minutes over medium-high heat or until vegetables are tender.

2. In a food processor or blender, puree parsley, garlic and olive oil. Top each serving of soup with a spoonful of puree.