You are here: Home » Recipes » Summer Squash Lemon Soup Summer Squash Lemon Soup Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 5 servings Try this refreshing summer soup on a hot day. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 -- onions, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil4 to 6 -- garlic cloves, chopped1 -- leek, chopped6 -- summer squash, chopped5 cups chicken broth -- Pinch of chopped fresh thyme, or dried thyme to taste -- Tabasco sauce to taste2 -- strips of lemon peel -- Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, garnish -- Pine nuts, garnish Instructions Saute the onions in the olive oil in a saucepan until translucent. Stir in the garlic and leek. Add the squash and chicken broth. Bring to a simmer. Simmer for 25 minutes. Add the thyme, Tabasco sauce and lemon peel. Puree in a blender or food processor. Pour into soup bowls. Garnish with cheese and pine nuts. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Greater Covington’s Roux To Do (Junior League of Greater Covington, Louisiana, 2004).