Zucchini, Pea and Bacon Soup

Makes 4 Cups
Zucchini, Pea and Bacon Soup


  • Oil spray
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 175g short cut bacon , trimmed and chopped (approx 135g once trimmed)
  • 2 cups zucchini, diced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups salt reduced vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat a saucepan that has been sprayed with oil. Add onion, garlic and bacon, and cook, stirring, for 10 minutes.
  2. Add zucchini, peas and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until zucchini is tender.
  3. Remove from heat and leave to cool slightly. Add parmesan cheese and season with black pepper.
  4. Pour soup into a blender or food processor and puree until soup is thin enough to drink through a thick straw.