Potato, Pasta and Pesto Soup


Added to 17 cookbooks
This recipe has been viewed 10568 times

Fresh pesto, dominated by the flavour of basil, gives a refreshing touch to this dish.

Add your private note

Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Serves 6.
Show me for servings


2 tbsp butter or olive oil
3/4 cup peeled and chopped potatoes
1/2 cup peeled and finely chopped carrots
1 cup finely chopped onions
2 cups milk
2 tbsp macaroni or shell pasta
salt and black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste
1 tbsp finely chopped parsley

To be ground into a pesto
12 to 14 fresh basil leaves
2 to 3 walnuts (akhrot), halved
1 large sized clove of garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp olive oil or oil

For the garnish
4 tbsp grated processed cheese

  1. Heat the butter or olive oil in a pan, add the potatoes, carrots and onions and sauté for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add the milk, macaroni, 3 cups of hot water, salt and pepper and simmer for about 10 to 12 minutes until the pasta is cooked.
  3. Just before serving, reheat the soup, add the parsley, prepared pesto and mix well.
  4. Serve hot topped with cheese.
RECIPE SOURCE : PotatoesBuy this cookbook
Potato, Pasta and Pesto Soup has not been reviewed
Tried this recipe?. Post a review! Let everyone know how it turned out.
No critical reviews posted for this recipe
Rate and review this recipe and get 15 days FREE bonus membership!
Subscribe to the free food mailer

Make The Right Tikki Choice!

Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email