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Creamy Chilled Zucchini Soup Recipe

Creamy Chilled Zucchini Soup Recipe

This summer classic is a refreshing celebration of the season’s abundance, and one of the simplest and easiest recipes ever. It only calls for four ingredients (including salt!) and the star of the show is lightly steamed zucchini, while sour cream adds rich and voluptuous texture and calcium.

You can whip up a batch of this to serve for lunch or a light dinner in no time: just add a crisp tossed salad and a loaf of crusty bread. Creamy Chilled Zucchini Soup is a lovely way to use up those wonderful zucchini that are popping up in every Farmersí Market.


4 1/2 cups peeled, sliced, and steamed zucchini
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon toasted and ground cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Blend all the ingredients and serve chilled.

Serves 4.

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Adapted from Cold Soups, by Linda Ziedrich (Harvard Common Press, 1995). Copyright (c) 1995 by Linda Ziedrich. Reprinted by permission of Harvard Common Press.
Adapted from Cold Soups, by Linda Ziedrich (Harvard Common Press, 1995).

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1:48PM PST on Dec 10, 2012

Sounds yum!!

6:13PM PST on Dec 9, 2012

Thanks Annie.

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11:38AM PDT on Jul 11, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

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5:18PM PDT on Aug 1, 2011

Love this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

5:54AM PDT on Jul 17, 2011

Thank you

3:17AM PDT on Sep 9, 2010


6:13PM PDT on Jul 11, 2010

The zuchini have just began, in abundance, love this idea

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