Potato and Courgette Soup

    Potato and Courgette Soup

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    2hr


    254 people made this

    About this recipe: A satisfyingly delicious and smooth soup. Potatoes, courgettes, chicken stock and milk are simmered together, then pureed to make this winter-warming soup. Perfect with fresh crusty bread.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 8 

    • 30g margarine
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
    • 8 courgettes, chopped
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
    • 1 litre chicken stock
    • 250ml full fat milk
    • 4 tablespoons instant mash granules or flakes
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

    Method
    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Extra time:1hr  ›  Ready in:2hr 

    1. In a large frying pan, melt margarine; add onion and saute until translucent. Add diced potatoes, courgettes, thyme, rosemary, basil and white pepper,; cook for 5 minutes.
    2. In a medium-sized cooking pot, add stock and bring to the boil. Add courgette-potato mixture; reduce heat and simmer about 15 minutes.
    3. When cooked, puree in food processor or liquidiser in batches. Return to cooking pot, add milk and bring just to the boil, but do not boil. Add instant mash and soy sauce and stir well. Adjust seasonings to taste. Garnish with dill. Soup may be served hot or chilled.

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    Reviews (2)

    RuthRutter
    3

    I put instant mash in and soy sauce along with other ingredients and worked a treat. All the family enjoyed this recipe. - 06 Aug 2014

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    I made this exactly as the recipe said and it is delicious, used home grown courgette and potatoes. - 25 Jul 2016

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