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Instant Pesto Soup in a Jar

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Instant Pesto Soup in a Jar


  • You will need 4 jars that can hold 400 ml each.
  • Spread 2 heaping tablespoons of pesto sauce on the bottom of one jar.
  • Continue adding the rest of the ingredients in layers in the following order: 2 tablespoons of couscous, 2 tablespoons of peas, mint leaves, salt, pepper and last the spring onions.
  • Refrigerate.
  • When ready to serve, add enough boiling water to completely cover all of the ingredients.
  • Season to taste, add 1 teaspoon olive oil and stir.
  • Cover and set aside for 2 minutes.
  • Ready to serve!
  • Repeat the same process for the remaining 3 jars.


You can make this instant soup with any leftover ingredients you may have! Prepare it at home and take it with you to work or anywhere you like! Just add boiling water when you get hungry!


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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
34 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
63 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
38 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
8 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
38 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
33 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
17 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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