August 2, 2018

Fresh Basil and Courgette Soup – Zucchini Soup

basil courgette soup


Fresh Basil Courgette Soup


Delicious Basil Courgette soup, perfect any time of the year!


Okay, I love soup at any time.  Occasionally, even in the middle of the night but don’t judge.


Some like it in the winter more, which makes sense but, this is the perfect summer soup to use up the glut of basil and courgette from the garden.


Always leave the skins on, it makes life easier and there is so much more nutrients in there.  (I don’t even know if peeling courgette is a thing.  But, i just wanted to make sure)


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Fresh Basil and Courgette Soup - Zucchini Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: British
Keyword: basil courgette soup, courgette recipes, zucchini
Servings: 4
Calories: 335 kcal
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 bunch basil
  • 2 large courgettes / zucchini
  • 2 large white potatos
  • 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cub pearl barly (mixed lentils work well too)
  1. Heat olive oil in a large soup pan

  2. Finely chop the onion and basil and cook in the oil with the crushed garlic for 5 minutes stirring occasionally to avoid sticking

  3. Chop the courgette/zucchini and potato into small cubes and add too the pot with the stock

  4. Add the pearl barley and simmer for 30-35 minuted or until all the ingredients are soft

  5. Season to taste and serve up with some crusty bread and butter


If you are looking for more great ways to use up those summer courgettes, then you should check out some of my other recipes:

Courgette Pancakes

Courgette and Cheese Soup

Chickpea Curry Soup with Courgette


All equally delicious!  But, the pancakes are THE BEST!!!

Author:Nicola Turner

I Cook The World - I Feed The World. Doing what I love so I can help others.

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