Zucchini Soup

Zucchini SoupRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Your family won't notice the beans in this pureed soup.


Makes 7 cups (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes
Stand: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 129
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 18.6 g
Fiber 4.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 534 mg
Calcium 58 mg


1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 pounds zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch pieces (about 5 cups)
3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 (16-oz.) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon seasoned pepper
Garnishes: thinly sliced radishes, crumbled feta cheese


1. Sauté chopped celery and onion in hot olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until tender.

2. Add zucchini and next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Remove from heat, and let stand 20 minutes.

3. Process soup, in batches, in a blender or food processor 30 seconds or until smooth. Return soup to Dutch oven, and cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish, if desired.

Note: You can also process soup with a handheld immersion blender directly in Dutch oven.

Note: Nutritional analysis does not include garnishes.


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