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Potato & Zucchini Cream Soup

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One of my favourites, a delicate and refined soup with the optional addition of nasturtium leaves.

    

Ingredients:

1 onion

1 medium sized zucchini

1 large potato

100g spinach or a handful of nasturtium leaves

1 litre vegetable stock

1/4 cup cream

2 Tbsp Oil


Method:

1. Chop onion & zucchini then sauté in a saucepan in oil until transparent

2. Add diced potato, spinach/nasturtium & stock, simmer for 20 minutes

3. Blend

4. Add cream


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