This light fresh courgette and fennel soup is made with chopped courgette, fennel, onions and potatoes, the soup is flavoured with garlic, rocket and parmesan, and blended till smooth. The soup is served with a sprinkled of chopped parsley and some warm crusty bread
How to make courgette and fennel soup (overview)
This soup is ideal for a light lunch or starter for a family meal or dinner party, it is a sophisticated soup, but it liked by adults and children alike.
Slice the potatoes, onions and fennel and place in a pan lightly caramelize for flavour. Add the vegetable stock and cook till the vegetables are soft. Add the rocket and courgettes cook for a further 5 minutes and then blend till smooth. The soup is finished with grated parmesan, serve in a warmed bowl with a sprinkle of chopped parsley and some crusty bread or crispy croutons
Courgettes are bountiful at certain times of the year so finding recipes that allow you to freeze them is ideal. This dish is suitable for freezing, but it is essential to leave out the parmesan before freezing, as the soup will become very salty during the freezing and reheating process, so add the parmesan cheese when you reheat.
This fennel and zucchini soup makes the perfect light lunch or supper in the winter, or you can serve with sandwiches for a quick evening meal. It also makes the perfect starter for any social event.
Who will love this dish?
This recipe is perfect for the whole family, it is great for family and It is ideal for vegetarians.
Dinner party starter
This classic courgette soup is perfect as a dinner party starter, especially for a winter family meal or dinner with friends, it can also be used for a French or Italian themed dinner. Serve it with lentil lamb hanks and a lemon tart.
We serve this soup with crusty rolls, but it will taste great with toast, melba toast, and croutons
Courgettes or zucchinis make an ideal base for the soup and combined with fennel makes the perfect combination. The flavours in this dish are complimented with the addition of rocket and parmesan giving it a peppery and creamy finish. The flavours in this recipe are a bit different from the usual and create a sophisticated recipe.