Zucchini and Basil Soup Recipe

Zucchini and Basil Soup Recipe

How To Make Zucchini and Basil Soup

A refreshing and healthy soup made with fresh zucchini and basil.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups zucchini, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until soft.

  2. Add zucchini and broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer for 10-15 minutes or until zucchini is tender.

  3. Using an immersion blender or transferring to a blender, puree soup until smooth.

  4. Stir in chopped basil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Optional: stir in heavy cream for a creamier soup.

  5. Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories : 132kcal
  • Total Fat : 9g
  • Saturated Fat : 3g
  • Cholesterol : 14mg
  • Sodium : 1573mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 9g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 5g
  • Protein : 4g
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