Cream of courgette soup recipe

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Cream of courgette soup recipe is so easy to make and a delicious light, healthy lunch recipe that you'll want to make time and time again

Serves4–6
SkillEasy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Cream of courgette soup recipe is so easy to make and a delicious light, healthy lunch recipe that you'll want to make time and time again. This is a delicious soup and very quick and easy to make. The addition of Brie gives a distinctive flavour and complements courgettes perfectly. You can however reduce the amount of Brie if you prefer and you could add other leftover vegetables to this recipe, such as a handful of peas, a few florets of broccoli or cauliflower or green beans. A filling and satisfying soup to eat at lunchtime with a hunk of granary bread. Try it chilled too. This recipe serves 4-6 people and will take around 35 mins.

Ingredients

  • 350g potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 500g courgettes, roughly chopped
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 150g Brie, cut into small pieces
  • A little milk or water

To serve:

  • Crème fraiche
  • Few very thin courgette strips

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Method

  1. Put the potatoes in a large saucepan and add the stock.
  2. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the courgettes and onions and simmer, covered, for a further 8 – 10 minutes until everything is softened.
  4. Add the cheese and stir until melted in. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Cool a little, then blend until smooth and creamy.
  6. Return to the pan and add a little milk, water or stock until you get the consistency you like.
  7. Serve with a swirl of crème fraiche and a few courgette strips.
Top Tip for making Cream of courgette soup

If you like a paler coloured soup remove the peel from the courgettes.

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