Soup in July??
Yes, for two reasons. Firstly, it's Ramadan, and a fasting person needs to break their fast with something soothing to the digestive tract after hours of food and drink deprivation.
Secondly, this soup may be served hot or cold, gazpacho style.
The fresh mint with the courgettes make for a tasty and refreshing soup, that will greet your stomach with the utmost comfort and delight.
Adapted from Senses cookbook.
2 Tbsp butter
2 cubes stock
3/4 cup onions, roughly chopped
750g courgettes, thickly sliced
5 cups water, boiled
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
salt&pepper, to taste
In a pot, melt the butter and saute the onion and stock cube until onion is transparent.
Add the courgette slices and saute for 10 more minutes.
Add the boiled water, return to boil, the let simmer covered for 30 minutes or so, until the courgettes are soft.
Remove from heat, add the mint, and let cool.
Blend to a smooth consistency, return to the pot, season to taste.
May be served hot, warm, or cold.
صحة و عافية