Sunday, 05 January 2014 19:53

Quick zucchini soup

It takes 15 minutes to make, it uses 4 ingredients, it's healthy and it tastes amazing! My quick and easy zucchini soup.

The flavors of zucchini are so subtle, so comforting.  Discover how wonderfully they develop in this really easy 4-ingredient soup which leaves lots of room for its natural beauty - let it surprise you!

The ingredients for your 15-minute soup: 

  • 1 kilo of zucchini, washed, tips trimmed, cut into chunks
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 2 gloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 liter water and 1 tablespoon (or cube) of instant vegetable broth
  • oil to saute onions, salt, pepper
  • garnish like fresh herbs, croutons, mushrooms, yogurt...  (optional)


  • heat a tablespoon of oil in your pot
  • add onions and saute until translucent
  • add garlic and saute for another minute
  • add zucchini
  • add water and soup cube/powder
  • bring to a boil and let simmer for about 15 minutes
  • season to taste with salt, pepper, chili, cumin, nutmeg...
  • if you like a creamy texture, blend
  • serve hot and garnish with toppings of your choice

It keeps well, it freezes well, it tastes amazing...  don't be caught without a good stock of this quick and easy zucchini soup for a satisfying meal or in-between snack!

And if you decide Zucchini is 'your thing' you will love 'The Zucchini Houdini' by Brenda Stanley

Mary Anglberger

I’ve been travelling the world for over 20 years teaching English and am now taking time to follow my passion for photography and writing. I want to share all the things, events and people that have inspired and inspire me and spread those positive vibes all around.

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