Spiced Zucchini & Rice Soup

Spiced Zucchini & Rice Soup Recipe

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Feel free to spice it up more with some cayenne, hot sauce or chipotle in adobo.


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2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp
mild red chili powder, or to taste
1/4-1/2 tsp
ground cumin
6 1/2 c
vegetable stock
zucchini, cut into bite-sized chunks
1/4 c
long-grain rice
salt and pepper to taste
fresh oregano sprigs to garnish
lime wedges to serve

How to Make Spiced Zucchini & Rice Soup


  • 1Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes, or until softened. Add the chili powder and cumin and cook over medium-low heat for 1 minute.
  • 2Stir in the stock, zucchini and rice, then cook over medium-high heat for 10 minutes or until the zucchini is just tender and the rice is cooked through (add enough additional time to ensure that the rice is tender). Season with salt and pepper.
  • 3Ladle into warm bowls garnish with oregano sprigs and serve immediately with lime wedges.

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About Spiced Zucchini & Rice Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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