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Zucchini Soup with Scallion and Mascarpone

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Zucchini contains very few calories and have a high water content and significant amout of vitamin C and potassium, which is the key to controlling blood pressure and helps to keep our muscles working properly.
This delicious zucchini soup recipe is the perfect use for the abundant summer squash in your garden or from the farmer market, and a little mascarpone makes it thick and luscious while scallion adds depth and sweetness to the soup too. It can be eaten hot or cold.

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 Scallions, white part, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove, sliced
  • 3 (about 450 g) Zucchini, sliced thinly
  • 350 ml Vegetable stock
  • 80 g Mascarpone, plus a little extra to serve
  • 2 Scallions, green part, coarsely chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • A few mint leaves, chopped
  • Lemon zest (optional) to serve
  • Soft boiled eggs (optional) to serve
  • Sprouts (optional) to serve
  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan over a medium heat and cook the scallion white part with a pinch of salt for 5 minutes until softened but not coloured. Add the garlic and cook gently for a few minutes then tip in the sliced zucchini and cook gently for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Pour in the vegetable stock and bring to the boil for a few minutes. Use a stick blender to process the soup until completely smooth, then stir in the mascarpone and green part of scallions. Puree again and season.
  3. Spoon into bowls and top with more mascarpone or soft boiled egg or sprout and mint leaves, and some lemon zest, if you like. | © 2020 | | © 2020 | | © 2020 |


foodtravelandwine 25/8/20 19:43

I love it!!...the combination of flavors along with the creaminess of mascarpone make it a wonderful soup!.......Abrazotes, Marcela

Eva Taylor 25/8/20 19:48

With zucchini’s growing like crazy, this soup is perfect timing! It looks wonderful.

Evi Erlinda 25/8/20 21:10

It looks yo yummy, and the rustic style bowl is so lovely!
I have zucchinis in my fridge, I need to give it a try!
Thanks for the recipe!

Martyna 25/8/20 21:32

I very like zucchini :)

[Reply] 26/8/20 00:11

I love zucchini soups Angie !.And this looks beautiful ! Yumm

Dawn @ Words Of Deliciousness 26/8/20 04:01

I am always looking for recipes for zucchini. This one looks perfect.

Nancy Chan 26/8/20 13:24

I am interested and would love to taste this zucchini soup. Looks delicious.

Kitchen Riffs 26/8/20 15:18

I have zucchini and scallion in my refrigerator right now! They'd be honored to be used in this soup -- such a good looking one. Terrific recipe -- thanks.

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida 26/8/20 16:10

I am obsessed with zucchini these days, and your soup looks wonderful. I have a very hard time finding mascarpone cheese around here, but I will continue to look. I am going to make this.

Pam 26/8/20 18:24

It looks delicious and the perfect way to use up summer zucchini!

Whats Cookin Italian Style Cuisine 26/8/20 20:05

I love that addition of boiled egg very nice!

Natalia 27/8/20 08:27

Yummy! The color is sooo pretty!

2pots2cooki 27/8/20 10:22

Brilliant idea to use Mascarpone ! Brava !

Jennifer 27/8/20 13:19

Looks so yummy! I am feeling hungry now!
Lovely Post!

Amy (Savory Moments) 27/8/20 14:29

I make a similar soup and it is so good! A perfect recipe for the season.

Dahn @savorthebest 27/8/20 16:09

It looks so thick and luscious. Perfect for all the zucchini in the garden

Fran @ Gday Souffle 28/8/20 05:21

You're right- zucchini does have a high water content. Bravo for adding the mascarpone and mint to bring some 'zing' into the recipe!

Jeanette 28/8/20 20:37

I'm always looking for new recipes using zucchini during the summer - they are so abundant!

Suja Manoj 31/8/20 15:37

Lovely combination of flavors, soup looks yummy.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 31/8/20 18:41

What a great way to use the season's harvest of zucchini! The mascarpone must make it so creamy. You served it so beautifully.

Raymund 1/9/20 22:24

Now this is something new to me, I would love to try this recipe so it will be a keeper

tigerfish 1/9/20 22:41

Have been enjoying zucchini quite frequently but just have not made soup out of them yet. Love your luscious soup with mascarpone.

Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina 1/9/20 23:08

This soup just looks dreamy delicious! So creative in using the zucchini bounty coming out of our gardens! YUM! Can I substitute asparagus or broccoli too? Thanks Angie!

Angie's Recipes 2/9/20 06:16

@Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina I am sure both asparagus and broccoli would work just beautifully.

Evi 2/9/20 14:58

Love the vibrant green color :)

Noob Cook 9/9/20 08:12

Love this thick chunky zucchini soup & the vibrant colour. It's been a long time since I made such western soup, I'm simply too lazy to activate the blender ... can you believe it ?!!? :p

grace 17/9/20 15:23

this is a unique and tasty way to use up some zucchini!

All That I'm Eating 24/9/20 09:40

A great way to use courgettes and I love the idea of adding an egg, definitely going to try that!


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