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Courgette Soup

This simple and tasty Courgette Soup recipe makes an easy lunch in minutes. Even children love it! It's gluten free, easily made dairy free and vegetarian, easy to freeze and Slimming World friendly.

Course Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine Family Food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves Crushed
  • 1 kg Courgette Chopped
  • 1 Leek Chopped
  • 1.8 ltrs Veg stock
  • 125 g Frozen Peas/Petit Pois Optional
  • 75 g Parmesan

To serve:

  • Chives
  • Creme fraiche
  • Croutons

Instructions

  1. Firstly heat olive oil in a heavy bottomed pan.

  2. Fry onions and garlic, until softened.

  3. Add courgettes and leeks, and cook for a further 5 minutes.

  4. Add in your stock and bring to the boil. 

  5. Boil for around 15 - 20 minutes. Until the courgettes are soft.

  6. Stir in parmesan.

  7. Blend to give a smooth consistency.

  8. Optional: Serve with a dollop of creme fraiche, croutons and some chives sprinkled on top.

  9. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Courgette Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 329mg14%
Potassium 835mg24%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1255IU25%
Vitamin C 62.7mg76%
Calcium 293mg29%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.