How to make it

  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan. Add the onions and cook for 5 minutes, then add the bacon, potatoes, leeks, carrots, sage and as much of the other vegetables the pan can hold and sauté for 5-8 minutes.
  • Pour the water and vegetable broth into a large stockpot.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add the sautéed vegetables, along with the rest of the vegetables, bay leaves, salt and pepper. Simmer uncovered for at least 40 minutes.
  • Check the seasoning and continue cooking slowly for another 40-50 minutes or until all the vegetables are tender. Remove the bay leaves before serving.
  • To serve:
  • Place a tablespoon of pistou into soup bowls. Add some grated gruyère to each bowl. Ladle in the soup and stir.

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    " It was excellent "
    shuga ate it and said...
    Like it!
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    I love pistou - mmmm, garlicky!
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    " It was excellent "
    smooch ate it and said...
    This is great!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    awwwwwwwwww comfort food i love soups and this has all the things i love in too thank you

    high 5

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