nutritional information

Per 1-cup serving:

  • Calories: 133
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Total Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 21 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 189 mg
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Sugar: 4 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Spinach-Zucchini Soup

Spinach-Zucchini Soup

Serves 6

30 minutes or fewer

This light soup is full of sunny flavors like lemon, zucchini, and mint.
  • 1 ½ Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced (2 cups)
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into ¾-inch pieces (2 cups)
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 ½ cups cooked white beans, such as cannellini, or 1 15-oz. can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups baby spinach (4 oz.)
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 4 tsp. finely chopped mint leaves

Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onion 3 to 5 minutes, or until translucent. Add zucchini, and cook 8 minutes more, or until vegetables are well browned. Add vegetable broth and 2 cups water, and bring to a boil. Stir in beans and spinach, and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 5 minutes, or until spinach is wilted. Stir in lemon juice, zest, and mint. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

September 2009

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made this new years eve with veg paella. very complementary. soup was rather bland immediately upon completion, but added more salt&pepper and let it cool...delish! also added additional lemon juice to taste.

mamie - 2013-01-01 05:25:17

This soup turned out wonderfully. It was perfect for a warm, sunny day. Pleasantly surprised!

Julie Wallace - 2012-06-25 16:54:10

I really wasn't sure how this recipe would turn out, but it was delicious! And so easy to make. I also added cooked quinoa. The soup had great flavor and was very satisfying. Perfect for lunch.

Amy - 2012-03-10 21:01:38

Yum!! So easy. My husband requested that this recipe go in the "frequently cooked" folder!

MKC - 2011-08-10 13:56:09

Wonderful combination of flavors. Fresh, delicious and filling soup. I loved it! Thanks for a great recipe.

Lisa - 2011-08-10 00:46:39

Absolutely fabulous! Fresh wonderful flavors and filling.

By NJP - 2011-08-06 12:59:57

I added cooked quinoa at the end. Good, filling, easy and fast to make.

Vicki - 2011-03-18 13:43:58

surprisingly delicious and light but satisfying.

Anonymous - 2010-10-18 10:34:17

Really good! A delicious and fresh summer soup.

Martina - 2010-08-16 18:32:21

Everybody in my family raved about this soup. I used basil instead of mint because that's what I happened to have on hand. Used a can of butter beans & a can of cannellini (rinsed) DELICIOUS, will definitely be making this again & again.

Liz - 2010-08-16 12:40:14

To be honest I didn't hold much hope for this recipe and the combo of ingredients, but it was actually a delicious and well balanced soup. A perfect summer soup!

Cristina - 2010-06-23 09:12:37

By Reyna Sabillón on September 26,2011: I prepared it at once.It was delicious,thanks a lot for sharing it.

Anonymous - 2011-09-26 22:35:11