Pistou of Seasonal Vegetables

Recipe courtesy Dan Barber
TOTAL TIME: 45 min
Prep: 20 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 25 min
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1/2 pound asparagus, cut into 1/2-inch pieces and blanched
  • 1/2 pound fava beans, blanched and cleaned
  • 1/4 pound peas, blanched
  • 1 bunch basil, cleaned and blanched
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Directions

Combine the blanched asparagus, fava beans and peas. Place half of the vegetables in a blender with the blanched basil. Puree adding the olive oil.

In a large saucepan, sweat shallots until translucent. Add chopped herbs and blanched vegetables. Add puree of vegetables. Add vegetable stock until desired consistency is reached. Season, to taste.
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