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Pistou Soup With Le Fleurmier de Charlevoix Crostini

Pistou Soup With Le Fleurmier de Charlevoix Crostini


6 portions

Ingredients

  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 leeks, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 zucchinis, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 L (8 cups) chicken stock
  • 1 box (540 ml or 19 oz) white beans, drained
  • 250 ml (1 cup) pasta (little shells)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) fresh parsley, chopped
  • 4 sage leaves, minced
  • 6 slices of baguette
  • 1 small round of Le Fleurmier de Charlevoix (approximately 200 g or 7 oz sliced)

Pistou

Preparation

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  • In a large saucepan, heat the butter and brown the chopped onion.
  • Add the leek, garlic, zucchinis, carrots and tomatoes.
  • Add chicken stock, white beans and pasta shells.
  • Let simmer for approximately 20 minutes, until the pasta and vegetables are cooked. Add salt and pepper, parsley and sage leaves.
  • Place the bread slices on a baking sheet.
  • Add slices of Le Fleurmier de Charlevoix and broil during about 3 minutes or until golden brown.

Pistou

  • Mix all ingredients with an electric mixer.
  • Just before serving, garnish the soup with pistou and a Le Fleurmier de Charlevoix crostini.

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Accompaniments

Fruity and light

These lighter wines are known for their simple fruity scents, their refreshing quality and their subtle tannins. They should be enjoyed in their youth.

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