- 1Sauce or paste made from crushed basil, garlic, and cheese, used especially in Provençal dishes.More example sentences
- Elegantly wood-grilled shrimp are offset by a rough garlic confit and pistou.
- A little green-tasting basil pistou brought it all together.
- Homemade pistou, a basil-based condiment similar to pesto, garnishes the Vegetable-Orzo Soup.
Provençal; compare with pesto.