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Soup Pistou

Source:  Mom's Recipes

2qts chicken broth
3 potatoes, 1" cubes
1/2 lb fresh green beans
3 carrots sliced
1 chopped onion
1 T salt
1/4 t pepper
1/2 lb zuccini, sliced
1 16 oz can beans, kidney or navy drained
4 cloves garlic, mashed
1 6oz can tomato paste
1 T dried basil
1/2 cp grated Parmesan
1/2 cp chopped parsley
1/4 cp olive oil

1.  In large kettle, combine chicken broth, ,potatoes, green beans, carrots, onions, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer covered 10 min.

2.  Add squash and beans; simmer 10 min.more, until all vegetables are tender.

3.  Prepare sauce; mix garlic, tomato paste, basil, parmesan and parsley. Using a wire whip gradually beat in oil, a teaspoon at a time, until mixture resembles a thick sauce. Just before serving stir sauce into hot soup.