Delicious Zucchini Soup
With the year-round availability of zucchini, this soup is a simple and healthy option for any day of the week.
2 pounds (about 5 to 7) zucchini cut into chunks - divided use
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk - divided use
1 1/2 cups water - divided use
1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken stock - divided use
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- Cook zucchini in a small amount of water in a large saucepan for about 10 minutes or until tender. Drain.
- Place half zucchini, half evaporated milk, half water and half chicken stock in bowl of food processor or blender container; process until smooth. Place in large bowl. Repeat with remaining halves. Add to bowl and set aside.
- Melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onion; cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Stir in zucchini mixture. Season with salt and pepper; cover. Bring to a boil (about 15 minutes), stirring occasionally.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 120 Calories from Fat: 60 Total Fat: 7 g Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 25 mg Sodium: 720 mg Carbohydrates: 8 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 4 g Protein: 6 g.
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