Soupe au Pistou with Crispy Bread and Veggies

This soup is humble and hearty, with lentils adding an undeniable richness to this rustic warming supper. And with our traditional pesto enlivens these earthy root vegetables, and of course we’ve given you some crunchy fresh bread to sop 2 P 4 P Ingredients everything up with.


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C • To prepare the ingredients, finely chop the onion, carrot (peeled) and thyme • Dice the celery and zucchini • Peel and crush the garlic, rinse and drain the lentils, and crumble the vegetable stock.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan • Add the onion, celery and carrot and cook for 5 minutes, or until vegetables are soft • Add the zucchini, thyme and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until the garlic is fragrant • Add the lentils, crumbled stock cube and hot water and bring to the boil • Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, place the baguette on a baking tray in the oven, and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  4. To serve, divide the soup between bowls and dollop with the traditional pesto • Serve with the warm crusty baguette.

Tools you will need:

Kitchen Knife • Chopping Board Peeler • Sieve • Saucepan Baking Tray

Ready In

35 mins




Serves 2


  • 1

    Onion ( pc )

  • 1

    Carrot ( pc )

  • 2

    Fresh Thyme ( unit )

  • 75

    Lentils ( gr )

  • 50

    Basil Pesto ( gr )

  • 1

    Zucchini ( pc )

  • 1

    Garlic Clove

  • 1

    Vegetable Cube ( unit )

  • 1

    Baguette Bread ( unit )

  • 1

    Celery Stalk

  • Olive Oil ( T )

  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Nutritional facts (est. per serving)

Nutrient DV 860kCal