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Caramelised Courgette Soup

A delicious Caramelised Courgette Soup, perfect for using up a glut of courgettes.
Course Lunch, Starter
Cuisine British
Keyword caramelised, courgette, soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author Camilla Hawkins


  • 2 tbsp Rapeseed oil
  • 1 Large onion finely diced
  • 2 Celery sticks chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves crushed
  • 900 g Courgettes sliced
  • 1 Medium potato diced
  • 850 mld Chicken or vegetable stock
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper


  • Heat the oil in a pan and sweat the onions and celery under a lid until soft but not coloured (about 10 minutes, stirring occassionaly).
  • Add the courgettes, garlic and potato and fry until the courgettes turn golden, turning with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the stock, salt and pepper and replace the lid.
  • Bring to the boil and then lower the heat to a simmer for 15 – 20 minutes (until potatoes are cooked).
  • Blend the soup until smooth and check the seasoning.
  • Serve with crusty bread.