Creamy Zucchini Soup Recipe | Healthy, Quick and Vegan Soup

How a zucchini soup recipe can be this easy, yet this tasty is incredible! The use of simple ingredients makes this tasty soup a great choice for the summer months, especially for those busy weeknights when healthy recipes like this one are needed. This comforting soup is a great meal during zucchini season, and it can be served as a light starter, topped with some red pepper flakes or fresh dill, or as a main course with a nice warm slice of crusty bread. It’s time to take out the immersion blender and give this delicious cream of zucchini soup a go!

zucchini soup ingredients

Let’s talk nutrition!

Zucchini is an incredibly healthy option when looking for a vegetable rich in nutrients yet low in calories.

This summer squash is rich in Vitamin A, B6, and C, as well as magnesium, riboflavin, phosphorous, potassium, manganese, and fiber. Because of all of these incredible nutrients and low calories, zucchini is considered a superfood, which also helps with heart health and digestion.

Zucchini are also rich in anti-inflammatory nutrients as well as antioxidants, which help the body eliminate free radicals and lower inflammation in the body; additionally, zucchini helps the skin by reducing inflammation responses.

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zucchini soup recipe

Questions time!

How to make zucchini soup?

This is a one-pot delicious soup that is ready in 30 minutes! In a large saucepan add a drizzle of olive oil and warm it up on medium heat; add the thinly sliced shallots and cloves of garlic, together with a pinch of salt, mix well and cook until golden brown. Next, add the chopped zucchini and sauté before adding a stock cube, cashew nuts, salt, and pepper and mix well; add enough cups of water to cover the vegetables in the large pot, then simmer on medium-low heat for 20 minutes or until the vegetables are soft. Before blending, add some Italian seasoning, such as parsley and tarragon, and a squeeze of lemon juice for its vibrant flavor, then allow it to simmer for a couple of minutes on medium-high heat. To obtain a pureed soup, allow it to lightly cool down before adding it to a food processor or blending it with a regular blender. Serve and enjoy!

olive oil

Warm up the olive oil

olive oil garlic onion

Add the shallots and garlic

sauteed onion

Sauté until golden

chopped zucchini

Add the chopped zucchini and sauté until golden

black pepper stock and cashew nuts

Add the vegetable stock cube, cashew nuts and black pepper

zucchini soup base
Mix well all the ingredients before adding water
add water
Add enough water to cover the vegetables and simmer
Flavor with parsley, tarragon and some lemon juice
zucchini soup in blender
Allow the soup to lightly cool before blending
zucchini soup blended
Blend to the desired consistency
cream of zucchini soup
Season and warm up
Italian zucchini soup

How to cut zucchini for soup?

You do not need to be precise with how you cut your zucchini, as you ultimately will boil and blend them. Wash the zucchini under cool running water before chopping the top and bottom; for this soup, the chunks can be medium-large, so you can just cut the zucchini length-wise once and then chop in 1/2 inch pieces. If you are using giant zucchini then chop them twice length-wise and then in 1/2 inch pieces.

How long to cook zucchini in soup?

You will only need to simmer the zucchini in the soup for 20–25 minutes and they will be ready to puree. Overall, this zucchini soup recipe takes about 30 minutes to prepare.

How to store and freeze vegan zucchini soup?

Before storing your leftover soup either in the fridge or freezer, allow it to completely cool down to room temperature; once cool, add the cream of zucchini soup to an airtight container (or more if dividing for multiple uses) and put in the fridge, where it will keep for 2–3 days. The soup freezes very well too; once you are ready to use it, ensure it is piping hot before serving. Most vegetable soups can be stored this way, not only this zucchini soup recipe.

Italian zucchini soup


It is very easy to adapt this recipe, so here are some amendments for particular dietary (or taste) requirements.

If you love quick, easy and tasty vegan soups, have a go at these ones too:

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A few notes:

This easy recipe is no doubt the best zucchini soup recipe! It is tasty, ready in half an hour, and versatile! Eat it with a slice of warm crusty bread, top it with a splash of cream or add an extra touch of lemon… it will always be glorious! Enjoy! Loved this zucchini soup recipe and it’s zucchini season? Try these:

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A healthy vegan one-pot soup ready in 30 minutes!

This recipe can be amended in so many ways you can find a list of some I have tried in the blog above.

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VeganDiet, VegetarianDiet

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