Zucchini-Cream Cheese Soup

  • Yield: servings

This soup is good served hot or cold. It freezes well too.


4tablespoons butter
1/2cup chopped onion
3cups unpeeled chopped zucchini
1teaspoon garlic powder
4 chicken bouillon cubes
8ounces cream cheese
2cups water


Melt the butter in a large skillet. Saute the onions and zucchini in the butter until soft. Blend or process the vegetables with the garlic powder, bouillon cubes, and cream cheese. When very smooth, stir in the water. To serve hot, pour the mixture into a saucepan, and heat through. To serve cold, refrigerate soup for 3 hours.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Tips From Our Test Kitchen:

This soup offers a great way to use up some of that zucchini crop. Add a teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper or fresh lemon zest for extra zip.