Fresh Basil and Zucchini Soup

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Elisabetta47

A Sunset Magazine reader's recipe which I've modified. It's wonderfully satisfying and fresh and tastes like summer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion & cook until translucent, about 5 minute.
  3. Add zucchini & cook another 2 minute.
  4. Add chicken broth & basil.
  5. Reduce heat to a simmer & cook for 20 minute.
  6. Puree soup with an immersion blender, or in a blender, in batches.
  7. Add 2 T yogurt/or other, & chili powder.
  8. Season with salt to taste.
  9. Reheat gently.
  10. Divide soup among bowls.
  11. Garnish each with a dollop of yogurt/or other, & a sprinkle of chili powder.

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