Creamy Zucchini Soup Recipe

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Creamy Zucchini Soup Recipe
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Creamy Zucchini Soup Recipe

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In our area, we use lots of zucchini. One day I decided to try a new recipe for it, and my family really liked the results.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large zucchini, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in the milk, water, bouillon, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Add the zucchini. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Stir in cheese until melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Zucchini Soup in Country August/September 2007, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 295 calories, 22g fat (14g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 840mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large zucchini, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in the milk, water, bouillon, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Add the zucchini. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Stir in cheese until melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Zucchini Soup in Country August/September 2007, p47

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[email protected] User ID: 5184423 260459
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2017

"Very good taste. Instead of water though I used chicken broth. The amount it makes is just right for 1 or 2 people with just a little left over."

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Carole22 User ID: 3731905 135316
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2014

"I thought this was bland the first time. The second time I added thyme and we liked it better. Good soup though."

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angelasandoval User ID: 2401339 156398
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

"If you're a fan of cheddar broccoli soup, you'll like this one!"

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