Overhead View of 2 Ceramic Bowls Filled with Zucchini Parmesan Soup. Spoons on the Left and a white cloth in the back. A large blue soup pot in the distant background
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Tomato Tart with Zucchini Parmesan Soup

Quick Zucchini Parmesan Soup for when it gets cold outside
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Calories 361kcal
Author Debra Clark

Ingredients

For the Zucchini Parmesan Soup

  • 2 cups leeks sliced in half, cleaned & chopped
  • 4 cups zucchini chopped
  • 3 cups Yukon Gold potatoes chopped
  • 2 cup button mushrooms stems removed & quartered
  • 3/4 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 cups Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Chop and Clean Vegetables. See Notes for tips
  • Slice the zucchini in half and then into one inch pieces.
  • Peel the potatoes and chop into one inch pieces also.
  • Remove the stems from the mushrooms and quarter them.
  • In a large stock pot over medium heat, add the butter & olive oil.
  • Add in all of the vegetables
  • Season with salt, pepper & red pepper flakes.
  • Sauté the veggies, stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes or until they just begin to soften.
  • Add in about 3 cups of vegetable stock (just enough to cover the vegetables)
  • Increase the heat to medium high and bring to a boil.
  • When the potatoes are fork tender, turn off the heat
  • Blend and puree the mixture either in a blender or use a submersion blender
  • Add in the Parmesan cheese and stir until it is melted.
  • Transfer to soup bowls and serve immediately

Notes

Nutrition Info is approximate
* Tip on how to clean leeks - Remove the dark green leaves from the top of the leeks, slice in half and run them under cold water to remove the dirt between the layers

Nutrition

Calories: 361kcal