cream of zucchini and carrot soup

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By Carolyn Parke
from Idaho Falls, ID

I love summer and all that the harvest time brings. This is my recipe for a yummy way to use zucchini.

serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cream of zucchini and carrot soup

  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 md
    zucchini, sliced
  • 3 md
    carrots, shredded
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley, chopped
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
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How To Make cream of zucchini and carrot soup

  • 1
    pour the chicken broth into a 2-quart size sauce pan. add the zucchini, carrots, and onion. Bring to a boil, then lower heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until all veggies are soft.
  • 2
    strain the vegetables reserving the broth.
  • 3
    Add fresh chopped parsley to the broth and simmer while you are puréeing the veggies.
  • 4
    Puree the vegetables in a blender and add cream cheese then blend again till mixture is smooth.
  • 5
    Stir the puree back into the broth. Add the cream and salt and pepper to taste. Top the soup with a piece of parley for an eye catcher.
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