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Zucchini Bisque

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4-5 servings (5 cups)

Updated: Oct. 20, 2022
I like to serve this soup as a first course for special dinners. It is nice and light, pretty in color and very appetizing with its blend of flavors.


  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2-1/2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 2-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter. Add zucchini and chicken broth. Simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes; add seasonings.
  2. Puree on low in a blender. Return to pan; stir in cream and heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 318 calories, 29g fat (18g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 1141mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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