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Courgette And Feta Soup

Simple courgette and feta soup packed with goodness and easy to make
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 4
Author: Karon Grieve

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 75 g/3oz smoked pork/pancetta/lardons
  • 125 g/4 oz potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 1 stick celery chopped
  • 500 g/1 lb 2 oz courgettes chopped
  • 700 ml/1 pint chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 100 g/3 1/2 oz feta cheese
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Fry the onions in the olive oil for 10 minutes
  • Add the garlic for 1 minute
  • Add lardons for 2 minutes then add the chopped celery, potatoes and courgettes and herbs
  • Add stock and bring to the boil then lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes
  • Meanwhile fry remaining lardons and set aside along with some of the feta, parsley and dill to garnish
  • Add the feta and whizz with a stick blender
  • Add black pepper to taste, you shouldn't need salt as the feta is already salty.
  • Serve with the prepared garnish