Minty Courgette Soup

This minty courgette soup is an awesome twist on the classic pea & mint soup and is the ideal recipe to use up a surplus of courgettes. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook so it’s an easy lunch option, which you can cook in bulk and freeze ahead.

Serves: 6

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 3 courgettes, chopped
  • 1 litre broth/stock or vegetable stock
  • 1 handful fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat before adding the onion and garlic and cooking for 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Add the courgettes and cook for a further 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the broth/stock, fresh mint, salt and pepper and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  4. Using a hand blender or food processor, blend the ingredients to your desired consistency.