So what is Pistou Soup or Soup au Pistou? First, pistou: it originated in France and is a is a mixture of garlic, fresh basil and olive oil. Sounds simple but it's magic! It transforms ordinary vegetable soup into something you'll crave year round.
Pistou soup | A light, spicy twist on a traditional summer vegetable soup. French “pistou” is a distant relative of the Italian pesto, but my version reflects the Vietnamese influence on modern French food.