Basil zucchini soup

Basil zucchini Jalapeno soup

Who does not want to have hot food while sitting at home and take care that irritating throat during flu season? Try a nutritious soup for cold and flu.

Basil zucchini jalapeno soup is very tasty and not only it gives taste bud a lift,  it also helps throat to recover.

What you need?

  1. Olive oil – 1 Tbsp
  2. Garlic – 3 cloves
  3. Chopped green onions – One bunch
  4. Zucchini – 1 medium size
  5. Basil – Half bunch
  6. Jalapeno – 1 (remove seeds and cut into small pieces)
  7. Cilantro – 1 bunch
  8. Crushed black pepper – 1 Tsp
  9. Salt – as per your taste


  1. Make a puree of zucchini and basil using a grinder/mixer.
  2. On medium heat place a container and add olive oil.
  3. To slightly heated olive oil add garlic, green onions and jalapeno. Cook the contents while stirring for few minutes.
  4. Add zucchini and basil puree and continue stirring.
  5. Add chopped cilantro and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow the content to cool.
  6. Add this soup to a blender and puree until smooth.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Garnish with croutons and fried onions and serve hot with bread, chapatti, roti or as a starter before lunch or dinner!


Image credit: Image by RitaE from Pixabay (Free for commercial use)

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 5, 2021

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