A pot of vibrant green vegetable soup

Winter pistou soup

  • serves 4
  • Easy

'Pistou' is the basil and olive oil mixture that's drizzled over this wholesome, comforting soup. It gives the winter vegetables a real lift


Try this winter pistou soup, then check out our leek and potato souptomato soup, carrot and parsnip soup and more soup recipes.



  • olive oil 5 tbsp
  • celery 2 sticks, diced
  • leek 1 large, diced
  • potatoes 1 large, peeled and diced
  • vegetable stock 800ml
  • frozen peas 100g
  • savoy cabbage ¼ small, diced
  • basil ½ a small bunch
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed


  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a pan and cook the celery and leek until softened. Add the potatoes and stock, season, then simmer until the potatoes are just tender. Add the peas and cabbage and cook for 3 minutes more.

  • Step 2

    Whizz the basil, garlic and remaining 4 tbsp of olive oil in a small food processor. Drizzle the pistou over the soup just before serving.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 238
  • Fat 14.9g
  • Saturates 2.1g
  • Carbs 20.6g
  • Fibre 5.3g
  • Protein 5.3g
  • Salt 0.6g