Bread and Zucchini Soup

Bread and Zucchini Soup


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This is a classic Italian zucchini soup recipe that allows you to use up stale bread. It is simple and delicious.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 zucchini, sliced
  • 400g stale bread, torn up
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 cups (500ml) chicken stock
  • 1 handful fresh basil, sliced
  • grated Parmesan, to taste

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, soften the onion and celery in olive oil and a pinch of salt. Add carrots and zucchini and cook 10-15 minutes, until tender but still slightly crunchy. Season to taste.
  2. Stir in the bread and cook 2-3 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste and stock. Bring to a boil then reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Transfer to bowls and garnish with basil and cheese.

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