Creamy Zucchini Soup

Delight in the soothing comfort of our Creamy Zucchini Soup, a velvety and nutritious bowl of green goodness that’s perfect for any season. This simple yet flavorful soup showcases the natural sweetness of zucchini while delivering a creamy and satisfying texture. Whether you’re a zucchini lover or looking to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, this soup is a delightful way to enjoy the health benefits and taste of this versatile green vegetable.

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Creamy Zucchini Soup

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4 servings

Difficulty: Easy

Course: Appetizer/Main Course

Cuisine: International

kcal: Approximately 150 calories per serving

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Ingredients:

  • 4 medium-sized zucchinis, washed and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream or coconut cream (for dairy-free option)
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley or chives for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

Step 1: Sautéing the Zucchini and Aromatics

  1. In a large soup pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil or butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the finely chopped onion and minced garlic to the pot, sautéing them until they become fragrant and translucent.
  3. Stir in the diced zucchinis, coating them with the aromatic mixture. Sauté the zucchinis for a few minutes until they soften slightly.

Step 2: Simmering the Soup

  1. Pour the vegetable or chicken broth into the pot with the sautéed zucchinis.
  2. Add the dried thyme, salt, and black pepper to the broth, bringing the mixture to a gentle boil.
  3. Lower the heat to a simmer and let the soup cook for about 15 minutes or until the zucchinis are tender and easily pierced with a fork.

Step 3: Blending and Adding the Cream

  1. Once the zucchinis are fully cooked, remove the soup pot from the heat.
  2. Using an immersion blender or working in batches with a regular blender, carefully puree the soup until it reaches a smooth and creamy consistency.
  3. Return the blended soup to the pot, and stir in the heavy cream or coconut cream, depending on your preference.

Step 4: Nutrition Facts

(Note: The following nutritional information is approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients used and serving sizes.)

  • Calories: 150 kcal per serving
  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 800mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 4g

Step 5: Serving and Enjoying

  1. Reheat the Creamy Zucchini Soup over low heat if needed, adjusting the seasoning with more salt and pepper if desired.
  2. Ladle the creamy soup into individual bowls, and garnish each serving with fresh parsley or chives for an extra touch of green and flavor.
  3. Serve the delightful Creamy Zucchini Soup hot, and savor the comforting taste and nourishing goodness of this green gem.

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Note: Our Creamy Zucchini Soup is a celebration of simplicity and taste, showcasing the delicate flavors of zucchini in a velvety blend of creaminess. The soup’s smooth texture and delightful taste make it a versatile dish that can be served as a light appetizer or a satisfying main course. The addition of heavy cream provides a rich and luxurious feel, while coconut cream offers a dairy-free alternative for those with dietary preferences. Packed with essential nutrients and low in calories, this Creamy Zucchini Soup is a great way to embrace the wholesome goodness of vegetables without compromising on taste. Whether you’re seeking a warm and nourishing meal or looking for a refreshing soup to enjoy on a hot day, our Creamy Zucchini Soup is the perfect choice. Embrace the vibrant green allure of zucchini, and savor the comfort and taste of this velvety bowl of goodness. 🥣😋

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