Courgette Soup

Yesterday I found a rather large courgette in the garden so decided to make courgette soup for lunch.

Large Courgette

Ingredients

  • 900g / 2lb courgettes sliced thinly.
  • 1 medium onion peeled and sliced.
  • Butter for frying onions.
  • 1tsp dried oregano.
  • 1 pint of vegetable stock.
  • 150g soft cheese.

Method

  1. Heat butter in pan and fry onions until they are soft but not browned.
  2. Add courgettes slices and oregano.
  3. Soften the courgettes over a medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  4. Pour in the stock and bring to the boil, stirring frequently.
  5. Lower the heat and simmer gently for about 30 minutes.
  6. Stir in the soft cheese until it is melted.
  7. Blend the soup until it is smooth.
  8. Serve the soup in warmed bowls.

Courgette Soup

Serves 4-6

My husband said after the first mouthful that it was “delicious” and he liked it so much that he had 3 bowls before he announced he was full.

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