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Zucchini and Arborio Rice Soup

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 3 Zucchini -- (1 1/2 lbs)
  • Diced but not peeled
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 1/4 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 c Plum tomatoes
  • 6 c Chicken broth
  • 1 c Arborio rice
  • 3 tb Parsley -- chopped
  • 3 tb Basil -- chopped
  • Parmesan cheese


~-In a large saucepan, cook the onion and garlic in the olive oil, over
mod-low heat, stirring until softened but not browned, about 8 mins. Add
the zucchini and season with the salt, pepper and nutmeg. Increase the
heat to modertate and cook, stirring until the zucchini is barely tender,
about 10 mins. Add the tomatoes, chicken broth, rice, parsley and basil.
Increase heat to high and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the
rice is tender, about 20 mins. Serve hot or room temp. with the parmesan
cheese. This soup freezes well, and will thicken every time you re-heat it.
Hope you enjoy it!

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