Zucchini Soup

You just never know what I am going to make with my farmers’ market finds.  This time, zucchini is the ingredient.  How about cold zucchini soup?    I always experiment with my recipes and love feedback from friends especially with any new recipe concoction.  I served this last weekend and all responses were very positive.  So, I will definitely make this recipe again and you should definitely give it a try.  Perfect to make with the abundance of zucchini that is on the horizon at all markets.  

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Zucchini Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Saute zucchini and onion in butter for 10 minutes.  Add curry powder, half and half, chicken broth.  Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.  Add salt.  Let mixture cool.  Puree in a food processor and chill.  Serve with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkling of fresh chives, if desired.