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Cream of Overgrown Zucchini Soup

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If you have reached the stage where neighbours are leaving bags of zucchini on your porch or if a few have got away and grown to large to grill, its time for this creamy and delicious soup. It is simple and you can return to again and again. These days I encourage a few larger fruits to form just so I can make it!


Prep Time: 5-10 minutes

Cook Time: 20-25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6-8 portions



  1. Peel and chop the onion and fry over a medium heat until transparent. Do not allow the onion to brown as you are after a mild flavour in the finished soup.
  2. Peel and core the large zucchini
  3. Chop the zucchini into 1 inch pieces
  4. Add the chopped zucchini to the pan and stir with a wooden spoon to mix with the fried onion. Add the vegetable stock, bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until the zucchini is soft and transparent.
  5. Once the soup looks like this, you can either allow it to cool and blend it until smooth or remove from the heat and carefully use an immersion blender to do this.
  6. Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning to your personal preference. I love mine with quite a lot of ground black pepper. The soup so is amazingly creamy most people don't believe it doesn't have any cream in it. Delicious and low in calories I am sure like me you will make this simple recipe many times during the season!

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August 15, 20180 found this helpful

So simple, yet so delicious! Thank you for sharing this recipe.

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August 26, 20181 found this helpful

Can't wait to try out this recipe! Thanks for sharing.

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August 26, 20181 found this helpful

Looks glorious! Will get the chef of the house to have a bash xx

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August 26, 20181 found this helpful

I will definitely have to give this a try. Thank you!

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August 27, 20181 found this helpful

Yummy, easy to follow recepie.

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September 5, 20181 found this helpful

Very delicious and easy to follow recipe for both vegetarians and meat eaters. :)

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