Zucchini Tomato Soup II

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A great way to use up all those extra fresh tomatoes and zucchini from the garden during late summer. My family loves this soup! If you like, this soup can be thinned with a little bit of milk or cream.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound zucchini, sliced

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 1 large tomato, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large colander, sprinkle salt over zucchini slices. Let stand 30 minutes to drain then pat dry.

  2. In a stockpot, heat vegetable oil over medium high heat. Sautee zucchini onion and garlic in the hot oil for about 10 minutes or until onions are translucent. Stir in the chicken broth and tomato; simmer for 20 minutes. Remove the vegetables from the broth using a slotted spoon and puree them in a blender or food processor.

  3. Return the pureed vegetables to the stockpot and stir in the lemon juice, sugar, oregano, basil, parsley and nutmeg. Season with Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

46 Calories
3g Fat
5g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 46
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 476mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 204mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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