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Courgette (Zucchini) Soup 🥒

Updated: May 10

A delicious bowl of Courgette Zucchini Soup on a table cloth bought at Windosor Castle commemorating the queen's 70th jubilee.

Alrighty, let's get down to business and talk about the ultimate veggie superwonders: courgettes (also known as zucchinis for our mates down under and in North America). These bad boys are a breeze to grow and maintain, plus they're loaded with antioxidants and low in fat. Talk about a healthy summer squash! And let's not forget how versatile they are in the kitchen. You can spiralize them into "zoodles," fry them up as fritters, or even bake them into delicious bread. But today, we're all about courgette soup - the perfect dish to cozy up with as summer fades into autumn. So go ahead and pluck those courgettes from August to October, and let's get this soup party started!

Time: 20 minutes | Serves: 4


1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion (roughly chopped)

1 bunch of parsley (roughly chopped)

4 cloves of garlic (crushed)

4 Courgettes (Zucchini) (roughly chopped)

1L vegetable stock (or chicken stock if you prefer) – use only 750ml of stock if you prefer a thicker soup

120ml cream

2 pinches of salt & pepper

2 tbsp corn starch (as a soup thickener if needed)


1. Get a large pan and heat up some oil, then throw in the onions and garlic. Sauté those babies until they're nice and soft.

2. Add the courgette (or zucchini, if you're fancy) and give it a light sauté for about a minute.

3. Dissolve your stock cube in 750ml of hot water to make the broth and pour in the stock and let it simmer for about 10 minutes, or until everything is nice and dandy.

4. Time to add the parsley and cream for some extra oomph. Get ready to purée this baby!

5. Use a hand blender to purée the courgette mixture until it's smooth as silk. If you want to thicken it up a bit, blend in some corn starch.

6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

~ Now it's time to serve this bad boy up with some crusty bread or toasted soldiers (which are just thin strips of toast, FYI) and a splash of cream. Get ready to cozy up and say goodbye to summer in the most delicious way possible!

PS: A toasted soldier is a thin strip of toast

Bon appétit bébé!


Let's break it down, folks! Courgette (or zucchini for our American and Australian friends) soup is not only delicious, but it's also a powerhouse of benefits that'll make your taste buds and your body happy! Here are some of the reasons why:

1. Nutritious: Courgettes are low in calories and fat, high in fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals. Talk about a healthy addition to your soup!

2. Antioxidant-rich: Courgettes are bursting with antioxidants like vitamin C and beta-carotene, which help to fight inflammation and boost your immune health.

3. Heart-healthy: Olive oil, a staple ingredient in courgette soup, is known for its heart-healthy properties, thanks to its monounsaturated fats that can help lower bad cholesterol levels.

4. Flavorful: Onion, parsley, and garlic add delicious flavors to the soup, making it a savory and satisfying dish that'll keep you coming back for more.

5. Hydrating: Courgettes have a high water content, which means that this soup can help keep you hydrated and support optimal body functions.

6. Versatile: Courgette soup can be customized to suit different dietary preferences, like adding cream or using vegetable stock for a vegetarian or vegan option. You do you, my friend!

7. Easy to make: This soup is a cinch to prepare, making it a convenient option for a healthy and tasty meal that won't take up too much of your time.

8. Thickening agent: Corn starch can be used to thicken the soup to your desired consistency, adding a creamy texture without the need for heavy cream or flour.

So there you have it, folks - courgette soup is a delicious and nutritious dish that'll satisfy your taste buds and give your body a boost of goodness. It's a win-win situation!



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