Zucchini And Corn Soup With Basil

Try our easy Zucchini and Corn Soup with Basil recipe! A perfect summer soup with fresh zucchini, sweet corn, and fragrant basil.

Calling all soup lovers! Get ready to savor a vibrant blend of flavors with our Zucchini and Corn Soup with Basil.

This delicious and nourishing soup is loaded with fresh zucchini, sweet corn, and aromatic herbs, all simmered in a savory chicken broth.

With just a few simple steps, you can create a comforting and satisfying meal that will warm you from the inside out.

Let’s dive right into the ingredients and instructions!

Ready Time

45 mins

Yields

9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds zucchini, chopped
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese for serving
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves for serving

Instructions

Chop the zucchini into small pieces and set aside.

Measure out three cups of corn kernels.

In a large pot over medium heat, sauté the chopped onion and green bell pepper until softened, about 5 minutes.

Add the minced garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.Stir in the chopped zucchini, corn kernels, chicken broth, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.

Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the zucchini is tender.Remove the soup from the heat and let cool slightly.

Use an immersion blender or regular blender (in batches) to puree the soup until smooth.Return the pureed soup to the pot and bring back to a simmer over medium heat.

Stir in half a cup of grated Parmesan cheese.

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Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.Serve the soup hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh basil leaves.

Enjoy!

Nutrional Value

  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 5 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 2 grams
  • Cholesterol: 15 milligrams
  • Sodium: 350 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 25 grams
  • Dietary Fiber: 3 grams
  • Sugar: 10 grams
  • Protein: 5 grams
  • Vitamin A: 80%
  • Vitamin C: 35%
  • Calcium: 10%
  • Iron: 4%
Zucchini and Corn Soup with Basil
Zucchini and Corn Soup with Basil

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