Basil and Zucchini Soup

Basil And Zucchini Soup

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Green....Green...cool..cool.

these words come to mind when the dark green basil leaves are blended with the light green zucchini slices.This soup is very low in calories as there is no stock,onlyy the juice of the zucchini and a bit of water.
Now this soup is decidedly "basilish",if it is too much for your taste feel free to reduce the basil to 1/4 cup.
Great soup for a light lunch or first course,served with a dollop of low fat yogurt or sour cream.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • EQUIPMENT:BLENDER,FOOD PROCESSOR,FOOD MILL OR SIEVE

  • 6 c
    sliced zucchini
  • 1/2 c
    fresh basil leaves,about 20
  • 3 c
    water
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice,fresh squeezed,
  • 1/2 c
    low-fat yogurt or sour cream,to garnish

How to Make Basil and Zucchini Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Place zucchini and basil leaves in 3 quart saucepan with water.Add salt.Bring to a boil,reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat,add lemon juice and allow the vegetables to cool before placing in food processor or blender to puree,or putting thru a food mill or sieve
  3. Chill well-at least 1 hour or longer.
  4. Chill the serving bowls.Garnish each cup or bowl of soup with a dollop of yogurt or sour cream.

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About Basil and Zucchini Soup

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtag: #zucchini



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