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How to make soups au pistou (veggies minestrone)

This is a summer soup we eat at the peak of the beans and basilic season in provence "soupe au pistou". MY grand ma freezes the beans and other veggies, to make it for me every time i visit !! Enjoy

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Cut the carrots into dices

Cut the carrots into dices

same with zuchinni

same with zuchinni

these are one type of bean white bean

these are one type of bean white bean

large green beans cut into pieces, red beans, and green beans ..all cut into julienne

large green beans cut into pieces, red beans, and green beans ..all cut into julienne

all those nice colors

all those nice colors

These are all the veggies ready to be cooked all together, except for zucchinis

These are all the veggies ready to be cooked all together, except for zucchinis

Cook all beans together for 2h, add zucchini only the last 30 min. You can add mini pasta at the same time than zucchini

Mix basil, garlic and skinless tomatoes. Add it to the soup

Here is the vegetarian version, but in Provence, we usually add some proteins, and we use ham, or end of ham ..

Here is the vegetarian version, but in Provence, we usually add some proteins, and we use ham, or end of ham ..

You can use fresh ham end or frozen, ones

You can use fresh ham end or frozen, ones

prepare boiling water for the ham, you can cook it directly in the soup, but i dont like the taste of the smoked and salt much .. so we cook the ham separately in a autocooker

prepare boiling water for the ham, you can cook it directly in the soup, but i dont like the taste of the smoked and salt much .. so we cook the ham separately in a autocooker

add the ham directly frozen

add the ham directly frozen

close and cook for 30 min

close and cook for 30 min

before serving, add the ham to the soup, and serve a piece of ham in every plate !

  • Zucchini
  • White beans
  • Large flat bean
  • Green beans
  • 2.0 Tomatoes
  • 1.0bnch Basil
  • 2.0 Garlic clove
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Pasta