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Zucchini Basil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Zucchini Basil Soup recipe? Learn how to make Zucchini Basil Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by elise1432

Makes 6 servings



Zucchini, Potatoes, Onions & Basil. Chicken stock can be used for a non-vegetarian version.

Recipe Ingredients for Zucchini Basil Soup

1 tbsp Olive Oil
1 large Onion, sliced
5 cups Vegetable Broth
2 large Potatoes, chopped
5 med Zucchini, chopped
5 tbsp Fresh Basil, chopped
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Pepper

Recipe Directions for Zucchini Basil Soup

  1. Heat a large saucepan over med-high heat. Swirl in oil then add onion. Cook until softened. Add broth & potato. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until potato is tender, about 8 minutes.

  2. Add the zucchini and return to a boil, simmer until tender, about 5 minutes. Do not overcook, it will dull the soup's color. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

  3. Puree in batches in a food processor or with an immersion blender. Add basil after blended. Season with salt & pepper and serve.

Categories

Vegetables, First Course, Main Dish, Soup, Boil, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 516.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
174
Calories from Fat
34
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.8g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
758mg
32%
Potassium
1145mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
28.0g
9%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 91%
Calcium 5% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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