Courgette And Parmesan Soup

A quick and tasty soup.


  • 1 kg courgettes
  • 1 l chicken stock
  • 4 cloves of garlic (crushed)
  • olive oil
  • flat leaf parsley
  • salt, pepper
  • crème fraiche
  • basil
  • 1 wedge of quality parmesan cheese.


  1. Clean the courgettes and chop roughly.
  2. Heat some oil in a pan and gently cook the garlic cloves, crushed.
  3. When they begin to colour add the courgettes and the chopped basil.
  4. Allow to colour, and then add the chicken stock to cover.
  5. Leave to simmer until the courgettes are fully cooked.
  6. Blend the soup in a processor and then reheat in your pot. When ready to serve, grate some parmesan, add the flat-leaf parsley roughly chopped and a pinch of nutmeg. Check seasoning and adjust.
  7. To Serve
  8. When serving, ladle into a bowl, add a little more cheese, a small dollop of crème fraiche and a twist of black pepper.


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