Freshly Warming Courgette & Spinach Soup

This is a nice way to use courgette by adding spinach, a small amount of potato, some mustard heat and the fresh tang of lemon and yoghurt to create a tasty soup. This makes enough for four at 170 calories per person.

Ingredients 

  • 4 medium courgette, diced
  • 200g spinach
  • 200g potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 onions, chopped small
  • 2 gloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 tsps olive oil
  • 1 L vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp english mustard powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 4 tbls low fat greek yoghurt

What to do 

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté the onions, garlic and courgette over medium heat until the onions are soft and see-through.
  2. Stir in the mustard.
  3. Add the stock and potatoes and simmer until all the vegetables are soft.
  4. Mix in the spinach, letting it wilt for a few minutes.
  5. Liquidise with a hand blender but try and keep some texture.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and finally add the lemon juice.
  7. Serve with a spoon of yoghurt and sprinkle of lemon zest.

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