How do you make zucchini soup from scratch?

How do you make zucchini soup from scratch?


  1. Combine chicken broth, onion, garlic and zucchini in a large pot over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Lower heat, cover, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and purée with an immersion blender, add the sour cream and purée again until smooth.

Should you peel zucchini for soup?

You may also want to peel it if it is a very large zucchini. Once they start to get big, the skin becomes very tough and bitter. Other than that there is absolutely no need to peel zucchinis. Small, bright green zucchinis are the best to choose for zucchini soup.

How does Jamie Oliver make vegetable soup?


  1. 2 sticks of celery.
  2. 3 carrots.
  3. 2 large leeks.
  4. 2 cloves of garlic.
  5. 1 sprig of fresh rosemary.
  6. 2 rashers of higher-welfare smoked streaky bacon.
  7. 1 x 400 g tin of borlotti or cannellini beans.
  8. 1 litre organic vegetable or chicken stock.

Which potato is best for soup?

ANSWER: Waxy potatoes or those called boiling potatoes stand up well in soups and stews. These have thin skin and are high in moisture and low in starch. Potatoes that are low-starch and high-moisture hold together better. Yukon Gold potatoes are on the medium-starch side and will hold their shape in soups.

Can you eat cream of potato soup by itself?

This soup is great for cooking, and pretty good on its own. Pour some shredded cheese over the top and you're golden. It has a great consistency, but could do with a few more actual potatoes. This soup is great for cooking, and pretty good on its own.

What can I use instead of cream of potato soup?


  • 2 tablespoons butter.
  • 3 tablespoons flour.
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth.
  • 1/2 cup milk (I used 1%)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.

What can I sub for cream of celery soup?

Substitutes for Cream of Celery Soup

  • Heavy Cream. One idea is to use heavy cream and a few teaspoons of celery salt in your meal. ...
  • Vegetable Stock. If you're looking for a healthier alternative to cream of celery soup, you can substitute a box of vegetable stock. ...
  • Pesto with Celery.

Can I substitute cream of mushroom with cream of celery?

Yes, you can substitute celery. This segment of Alton Brown's recipe is actually making homemade cream of mushroom soup: Melt the butter in a 12-inch cast iron skillet set over medium-high heat. ... So instead of cooking mushrooms in the butter, cook celery, and you have created cream of celery soup.

What can I use if I don't have celery for soup?

Carrot (cooked) Carrots! If you're making a soup recipe, it's likely carrots are already used in the broth. You can use chopped carrots to substitute for celery without losing any of the great flavor. Substitute 1/2 cup chopped carrots per stalk of celery.

What can I use instead of cream of onion soup?

If your recipe calls for you to use canned soup without adding more water or milk you can probably use 10 ounces of Evaporated milk or 1/2 and 1/2 with some dried onion. A good splot of mayonaisse will probably help thicken the texture.

Is Sour cream same as heavy cream?

It has the same creamy richness as heavy cream, but it also has a flavor, so keep that in mind when choosing this as a substitute. ... Sour cream (which is just cream that's been treated with lactic acid to thicken it and create a sour flavor) has a fat content around 20%.

Can I use Philadelphia instead of cream cheese?

American cream cheese tends to have lower fat content than elsewhere, but "Philadelphia" branded cheese is sometimes suggested as a substitute for petit suisse.