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Creamy Zucchini & Basil Zuppa

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“The fresh cilantro and basil lend their herbal flavor to this excellent Italian soup.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy bottom cooking pot, add olive oil, green onions and garlic and sautee' for 3 minutes.
  2. Add zucchini, 1/2 cup of chicken broth and chicken soup base and cook on medium-high heat for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add tomatoes, diced potatoes and cook for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  4. Add cilantro and basil and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Puree' soup in a food processor or blender in batches and return to cooking pot.
  6. Stir in buttermilk, whole milk, salt and pepper and bring to boil.
  7. Reduce heat and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  8. Adjust seasonings to taste.
  9. Serve sprinkled with paprika.

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