Zucchini Tomato Soup

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Tis the season for armfuls of zucchini, and this is a delicious way to put them to good use.

Zucchini Tomato Soup
8 cups zucchini, chopped
2 large onions chopped
5 large tomatoes chopped
1 tsp sugar
8 cups chicken stock
4-5 cloves garlic passed through garlic press
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp coarse salt
½ cup chopped basil, ¼ cup chopped oregano, ¼ chopped parsley, OR 1 tsp of each in dried form
150 ml tomato paste
black pepper and nutmeg to taste

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Sauté chopped onion in some oil then add the zucchini. When softened a bit, add garlic and chopped tomatoes. Add the seasonings and chicken stock. Simmer 15-20 minutes. Puree with an immersion blender.

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This makes quite a lot and freezes very well.

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  1. This looks delicious and it uses eight entire cups of chopped zucchini! Hallelujah! My boyfriend gets a CSA box and has been bringing giant zucchini to me lately. Now I’ll know just what to do with the next batch 🙂


      1. Thank you for the tip. The box usually includes some fresh basil and parsley. This is a great recipe to use up a lot of the box. If we don’t deal with the produce immediately, everything wilts and shrivels pretty quickly!


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