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Feb 08

Zucchini soup

Zucchini soup

Zucchini soup

This recipe I learned from my mother. She makes it usually  in the summer and early autumn when there are a lot of fresh zucchini in the garden of our village house.

But It could be prepared either from fresh or frozen vegetables. It is one of my favourite –  easy to prepare, healthy and fresh.

It is also very delicious and it is not time consuming. You could make it for your family as everyday meal or even for special guests.

 

 

Ingredients:

1 zucchini /cougette/

Zucchini soup

Zucchini soup

1-2 potatoes

1 onion

1 head of garlic

1 small sour cucumber

4-5 tbsp. of grated tomato or tomato juice

1 tbsp. of rice

cooking oil, salt, dill

black pepper and savory /at will/

1 egg, a little fresh lemon juice or a pinch of citric acid powder

black pepper and savory /at will/

Preparation instructions:

In a middle-sized sauce pan boil  2,5 – 3 l. /about 5,5-6,5 pounds/ of water. Add the finely cut onion and garlic. You could put the garlic in whole cloves according to your taste. In a while add the diced potatoes, zucchini ?cougette and the sour cucumber. When the soup starts boiling again put in the rice. After everything is almost ready pour in the tomato juice, the cooking oil and the spices. The soup should be boiling not more than 30-40 minutes. After stopping the hot plate,  beat well the egg and the lemon juice / the citric acid powder/.  Than wait about 20 minutes and add the mixture to the soup very slowly while stirring. Serve it warm. Enjoy!

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