Veggie Pesto Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Veggie Pesto Soup

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"Home recipe for an easy and very delicious soup. Best served with fresh warm bread."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Bring the water to a boil in a large pot. Dissolve broth cubes in the boiling water. Place potatoes, carrots, onion, and zucchini into pot, and cook 10 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to low, and stir the sun-dried tomato pesto into the pot. Simmer 35 minutes, until potatoes are very tender.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 23, 2008

I absolutely LOVE this recipe. I use Basil pesto instead of sundried tomato, and use more of it, add celery and use chicken broth instead of veggie. And right before eating, I squeezed in some fresh lemon juice. Oh--and i used sweet potatoes instead of regular. I love how this is FILLED with veggies and has tons of flavor from the pesto. I use fresh pesto from a local international foods deli.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 22, 2010

I made this with vegetable broth instead of water and cubes. It was bland, so I added salt, pepper, and garlic to make this somewhat tastier.

 

14 Ratings

Sep 11, 2007

Absolutely delicious! I Cooked it exactly as described, and it tasted really good! Plus is really filling for the minimal amount of calories it contains, which is great because me and my dad are watching our weight. I think i would make a couple of changes though. I would use 1 less bouillon cube, and i would also cook it for 30 minutes instead of 35. Thanks for sharing.

 
Dec 08, 2010

Surprisingly good! We had a lot of these ingredients that we about finished, and this was an excellent way to use them up. Like others, we just used regular basil pesto. The only reason I didn't give it another star was the lack of "wow" factor. We did also make cheese drop biscuits with it, and I would highly recommend putting the biscuits in the soup! I'd never done it before, but our lunch guest recommended it. THAT was amazing!

 
Apr 08, 2009

healthy and hearty, Makes more than 4 servings. 6 or 8. kind if bland, needed lots of salt.

 
Apr 09, 2008

This was alright at best. I really couldn't taste any of the tomato pesto, even after I doubled the suggested amount, what with the 6 1/2 cups water in which it was diluted. That seemed like a LOT for just four servings... maybe cut down on the water a couple cups. Another thing... there was way too much onion in it - good for flavor but they start to burn your tastebuds after eating so many. Maybe a half an onion for each batch would do better. I would give 3 1/2 since it really wasn't that bad, but that's not an option.

 
Sep 11, 2007

Used all fat free/low sodium chicken broth with this and regular homemade pesto as I don't care for sundried tomatoes. This made a great lunch for me today and I thank you C. Berry!

 
Mar 29, 2005

This was just ok. Needed a fair amount of salt and pesto (I used a basil one) to give it flavour. I also added a tin of tomatoes.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 134 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 4.7 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 60 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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