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Courgette and Mint Soup

·    500g courgettes diced (small).
·    1 medium onion peeled and diced
·    Olive Oil for frying onions.
·    Small bunch fresh mint.
·    125ml water or vegetable stock. Hot
·    Tablespoon double cream
·    Salt and pepper

1.    Heat oil in saucepan and fry onions until they are soft but not browned.
2.    Add courgettes.
3.    Soften the courgettes over a medium heat for about 5 minutes.
4.    Pour in the stock and bring to the boil, stirring frequently.
5.    Increase heat and boil rapidly for about 2 minutes
6.    Add the cream
7.    Add the mint and immediately take saucepan of the heat
8.    Blend the soup until it is smooth.
9.    Serve the soup in warmed bowls.

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1 Comment

  • Brian Glover August 15, 2009 at 9:43 am

    hello Ken
    Congratulations on the new site, and thankyou for the courgette and mint soup, supplies of the raw materils for which we have in abundance and ideas for something new to do with courgettes are always welcome.


    Brian Glover


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