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Low FODMAP Courgette and Mint Soup with croutons

Low FODMAP Courgette and Mint Soup with croutons

by FoodMaestro | 14 December 2016

Low FODMAP Courgette and Mint Soup with Croutons

Perfect starter for your Christmas meal

Low FODMAP Courgette and Mint Soup with croutons

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 400g courgettes roughly chopped
  • 1 carrot peeled and chopped in to small cubes
  • 1 medium potato peeled and chopped in to small cubes
  • 700ml of water
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint
  • 2 tbsp crème fraiche (optional Arla lactose free)
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 slices of gluten free bread
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

Method

  1. In a large saucepan heat 2 tbsp of olive oil. Add the carrot and potato and fry for about 5 minutes. 
  2. Add the courgette and fry for a further 3 minutes. Add the water and mint. Season to taste bring to the boil and simmer with the lid on for 20 minutes then blend until smooth.
  3. While the soup is simmering make the croutons. Cut the bread in to small cubes. Fry in olive oil until nicely browned and crunchy. Season with a pinch of salt.
  4.  Stir the parmesan cheese and crème fraiche in to the soup and serve with the croutons and garnish with some chopped mint. 

See Low FODMAP Christmas menu with further recipes 

Recipe from: Simply FODMAP! written by Jessica Andersson and Caroline Skirrow, is a one-stop, easy to-follow guide for anyone following a low-FODMAP diet with over 55 simple and delicious recipes that everyone can enjoy. For more information visit website