July 23, 2017

Courgette and Cheese Soup

courgette and cheese soup

Courgette and Cheese Soup

Are you looking for a good way to use up the excess courgettes from your garden – run out of recipe ideas for this lovely vegetable – look no further, this Courgette and Cheese Soup will have that excess used up in no time and it is such a tasty fulfilling snack for the family.

Full of nutrients and surprisingly filling, this Courgette and Cheese Soup is guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family. It is a good way of getting loads of veggies into the kids….and the husband too.

If you are looking for other sneaky ways to get your family to eat more vegetables without them realising they are in there and using up spare courgettes, check out our Courgette Pancake recipe.

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Courgette and Cheese Soup

Ingredients

1 tbsp. olive oil (or oil of choice)


2 garlic cloves

2 yellow onions

3 – 4 large courgettes

Salt & Pepper

1 tsp paprika

1 litre chicken or vegetable stock

1 cup grated extra strong mature cheese

1 bunch spring onions

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a soup pot
  • Peel and roughly chop garlic and onions and add to the pot
  • Cook on a low heat for 5 – 10 minutes while you prepare the courgette
  • Wash the courgettes and grate them with the large side of a box grater and add to the onions and garlic
  • Stir continuously for 5 minutes until the courgettes have cooked through
  • Add a good pinch of salt and pepper and add the paprika, continue to stir until well combined
  • Add the stock and cook for a further 10 minutes
  • Take the pot off the heat and add the cheese and blend using an immersion blender
  • Season to taste
  • Sprinkle over chopped spring onions and serve

 

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Author:Sandra McEwan

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