Provencale prawn soup with pistou

Provencale prawn soup with pistou


The ingredient of Provencale prawn soup with pistou

  1. 1/3 cup (80ml) light olive oil
  2. 12 large cooked prawns, peeled (heads discarded, shells reserved), deveined
  3. 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  4. 250g cherry truss tomatoes
  5. 1 large red capsicum, chopped
  6. 2 vine-ripened tomatoes, chopped
  7. 1/2 telegraph cucumber, peeled, seeds removed, chopped
  8. 2 garlic cloves
  9. 1-2 slices (50g) ciabatta or sourdough bread, soaked in 100ml extra virgin olive oil
  10. Pinch of cayenne pepper
  11. Pinch of sugar
  12. Small basil leaves, to serve
  13. 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  14. 1 bunch basil (100g), leaves picked
  15. 1 firmly packed cup flat-leaf parsley
  16. 1/3 cup (50g) pine nuts
  17. 1/3 cup (25g) grated parmesan
  18. 100ml olive oil

The instruction how to make Provencale prawn soup with pistou

  1. Heat 1/4 cup (60ml) oil in a large heavybased pan over medium heat. Add prawn shells and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes. Add paste and cook for 1 minute. Add just enough water to cover shells and simmer for 10 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 170u00b0C. Toss the cherry tomatoes with remaining tablespoon of oil and roast on a baking tray for 5-6 minutes until softened.
  3. Puree cooled prawn stock in a blender (with shells) until smooth. Pass through a fine sieve. Clean the blender, then add the capsicum, tomatoes, cucumber, garlic, oil-soaked bread and 50ml water. Blend until smooth, then add stock, cayenne and sugar. Season with salt, then blend to combine. Chill soup until ready to serve.
  4. For the pistou, process ingredients to a paste in a food processor. Season well and loosen with a little oil if necessary.
  5. Divide soup among serving bowls, then top with prawns and roasted tomatoes. Drizzle with pistou and garnish with basil.

Nutritions of Provencale prawn soup with pistou

calories: 624.746 calories
fatContent: 53 grams fat
saturatedFatContent: 9 grams saturated fat
carbohydrateContent: 13 grams carbohydrates
sugarContent: 7 grams sugar
proteinContent: 21 grams protein
cholesterolContent: 91 milligrams cholesterol
sodiumContent: 416.73 milligrams sodium

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