January Recipe: Courgette Soup
Hospice UK will shortly launch their first ever cookbook in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the modern hospice movement. The cookbook will feature a range of much-loved family recipes generously contributed by supporters of Hospice UK, including some well-know celebrities; Michael Caine, Gloria Hunniford and Carol Vorderman, to name a few! You can pre-order the marvellous book here.
If you just can't wait to get your hands on the cookbook, why not have a go at trying one of the recipes; tasty courgette soup - a fantastic winter warmer!
4 large courgettes, sliced
2 medium onions, peeled and chopped
½ pint of water
1 stick of celery, chopped
A little single cream
- Place onions, celery and courgettes into a pan with the butter and cook gently with the lid on for 5 minutes.
- Add half a pint of hot water and continue to cook for another 20 minutes until all the ingredients are cooked through
- Season the ingredients and then add to a blender to blitz, until smooth. At this stage, you may need to add more water to get the right consistency.
- Season to taste and then serve hot with a swirl of single cream and chopped chives.
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