Want to try a new tasteful and easy-to-prepare dish for a summer lunch? What about a simple and nutritious Italian zucchini soup?
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Here’s How to Make a Healthy and Creamy Italian Zucchini Soup That’ll Impress Your Guests!
A cup of Italian zucchini soup contains about 156 calories, which means: 23 mg. cholesterol, 8 g. fat, 15 g. carbohydrates, 8 g. protein, and 1045 mg. sodium.
- 1 medium onion
- 4–5 zucchini
- 5 cloves of garlic
- 1/4 cup of parsley
- 1/4 cup of basil
- spaghetti in small pieces
- hot red pepper flakes
Creamy Italian Zucchini Soup Preparation – Instructions
Heat a large pot and add 5 tablespoons of olive oil and the onion in small cubes. Leave them for about 5 minutes and add garlic. Cook the mix for an additional 2–3 minutes.
Add hot red pepper flakes and zucchini. Cook them for 10 minutes until they are soft. Put hand-crushed tomatoes into the mix and cook for several more minutes.
Read also: Easy Italian zucchini bread recipe!
Season the meal with salt and pepper. Add 5 cups of water and wait for the soup to start simmering. Next, add the spaghetti in small pieces.
Taste the meal and if it’s needed, add more of your favorite spices. If the soup is dry, add more water for the pasta.
Add parsley and basil and the soup is ready to be served with extra olive oil, Italian bread, and grated cheese (optional).