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Low-Carb Zucchini Soup with oregano and cream.

Cream of Zucchini Soup

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, French
Keyword courgette soup, cream of zucchini soup, keto cream of zucchini soup, keto cream soup, keto soup, low carb cream of zucchini soup, low carb zucchini soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 219 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 medium onion (about 4 ounces) chopped
  • 2 pounds zucchini squash (about 2 medium) trimmed and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • sea salt
  • black pepper freshly ground
  • 1 clove garlic
  • cups vegetable stock
  • 4 ounces feta cheese crumbled
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Heat a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the butter and avocado oil. After butter has melted, stir in the onion. Cook onion until soft and translucent.

    Cooking the onions for Cream of Zucchini Soup.
  2. Stir in the zucchini squash and oregano. Sprinkle lightly with salt (optional) and pepper. Don't overdo the salt as the feta and the stock will also add saltiness.

    Adding zucchini to the soup pot.
  3. Cook the squash until starting to soften, stirring frequently. Add the garlic and cook for about one minute. Pour the stock over.

    Soup after simmering.
  4. Cover the pot, leaving the cover slightly off center to allow steam to vent. Simmer until vegetables are soft, about 25 minutes. Stir in the feta cheese and allow to melt slightly. Puree the soup using an immersion blender, or in batches, using a traditional blender.

    Cream of zucchini soup after pureed.
  5. Stir in the heavy whipping cream and simmer a few minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if desired. Soup may be thinned with additional stock if desired.

    Cream of Zucchini soup with zucchini and feta
Nutrition Facts
Cream of Zucchini Soup
Amount Per Serving (8 ounces)
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 240mg10%
Potassium 749mg21%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 36%1%
Vitamin C 88%107%
Calcium 19%2%
Iron 6%33%
Net Carbs 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.