Zucchini Fresh Oregano Soup

This post may contain affiliate links.

This Zucchini Fresh Oregano Soup is so warm and comforting!

Zucchini Fresh Oregano Soup recipe from RecipeGirl.com

Zucchini Fresh Oregano Soup

This soup is the perfect starter for a dinner party, and a great way to use up an excess of zucchini...
Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 3/4 pounds zucchini, sliced
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup half & half cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano for garnish
  1. In a 3-quart saucepan, heat butter and oil. Add onion and sauté over low heat, stirring occasionally, until translucent. Add zucchini and continue sautéing for 2 minutes.
  2. Add broth and 2 tablespoons oregano and bring to simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes, or until tender.
  3. For a coarse texture, pulse soup in a food processor fitted with the steel blade. For a fine texture, puree in a blender.
  4. Return to saucepan to heat up again. Add salt and pepper. Add half and half. Taste for seasoning. Garnish with remaining oregano and serve.
  • If preparing this recipe as GLUTEN FREE, just be sure to use a brand of broth that is designated as GF.
  • Makes 6 cups or 4 bowls of soup.
  • In the summertime, you can serve this soup chilled rather than hot. Don't add the half and half. Chill after processing and serve with a dollop of nonfat plain yogurt.
  • Nutritional Information per serving (Serving size: 1/6th of the recipe) Calories: 123, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 4.25g, Sugar: 3.2g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 4g, Cholesterol: 18mg, Carbohydrates: 8.5g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS per serving:  Freestyle SmartPoints: 4, Points Plus Program: 3, Old Points Program: 4
SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com (via The Cuisine of California)
You Might Also Like...
Lori Lange of Recipe Girl

Meet The Author: Lori Lange

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *