Are you looking for a delicious and refreshing way to beat the summer heat? Look no further than creamy summer squash soup! This vibrant and creamy soup is the perfect way to enjoy the abundance of fresh summer squash that is available this time of year. Whether you grow your own squash or pick it up at the local farmer’s market, this soup will surely become a staple in your summer recipe collection.
Summer squash is a versatile vegetable that can be used in a variety of dishes, but this soup recipe takes it to a whole new level. The creamy texture of the soup, combined with the subtle flavors of the squash, creates a delightful and satisfying dish that is both comforting and light. Whether you serve it as an appetizer or a main course, this soup is sure to impress your family and friends.
4 medium-sized summer squash, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
4 cups of vegetable broth
1 cup of heavy cream
2 tablespoons of olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté until they are soft and fragrant.
Add the chopped summer squash to the pot and cook for about 10 minutes, until the squash is tender.
Pour in the vegetable broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
Using an immersion blender or a regular blender, puree the soup until it is smooth and creamy.
Return the soup to the pot and stir in the heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Simmer the soup for an additional 5 minutes to allow the flavors to come together.
Remove from heat and serve the soup hot, garnished with your favorite herbs or a drizzle of olive oil.
This creamy summer squash soup is the perfect way to celebrate the flavors of summer. It is light, refreshing, and bursting with the natural sweetness of the squash. Whether you enjoy it as a starter or a main course, this soup is sure to become a favorite in your summer recipe rotation. So grab some fresh summer squash and give this recipe a try – you won’t be disappointed!