Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is SO easy and tastes SO good. Impressive enough to serve company. If I remember correctly I got this in a Pillsbury cookbooklet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine butter, spices and broth.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in milk and potato flakes.
  4. Return to boiling.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Spoon soup into bowls and top with a scant tablespoon of pesto.
  7. Swirl.
  8. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

For an easy, ready-in-10-minutes soup, it's really good. The swirled pesto added a nice flavor and a pretty presentation. I think it could use a little extra flavor. Maybe sauteed fresh minced onions or some herbs/spices? Thanx for posting!

*Parsley* February 14, 2008

I halved the recipe and used vegetable broth. I would reduce the garlic powder next time because the pesto had garlic in it too and the flavor became really overwhelming. I also added extra potato flakes because I wanted it thicker. Other than that, it was tasty and comforting on a cold rainy night.

Hadice September 11, 2006

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