Thai Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup Recipe

Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup

Thai Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup Recipe
Region / culture: Thailand | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes | Servings: 4 | Vegetarian diet


Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup
Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup

Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup is a delicious and healthy dish that is perfect for any time of the year. This soup is packed with fresh vegetables and flavorful herbs, making it a nutritious and satisfying meal.


This recipe has been passed down through generations and is a favorite in many households. The combination of fresh tomatoes, zucchini, and herbs creates a flavorful and comforting soup that is perfect for any occasion.


How to prepare

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Cook and stir the zucchini and garlic in the skillet until lightly browned.
  3. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  4. In a blender or food processor, puree the tomatoes, onion, and chile pepper, leaving a few small chunks.
  5. In a large pot, mix the tomato puree and vegetable broth.
  6. Season with tarragon, dill, salt, and pepper.
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and mix in the zucchini and garlic.
  8. Cover, and cook for 45 minutes.


  • Add cooked chicken or shrimp for a protein boost.
  • Stir in some cooked pasta or rice for a heartier soup.
  • Top with a dollop of Greek yogurt or sour cream for added creaminess.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to use ripe tomatoes for the best flavor.

- Feel free to adjust the seasonings to suit your taste preferences.

- For a creamier texture, you can blend the soup until smooth.

- This soup can be served hot or cold, depending on your preference.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this soup with a side of crusty bread or a fresh salad for a complete meal.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to cook the zucchini and garlic until lightly browned for added flavor.

- Puree the tomatoes, onion, and chile pepper until smooth for a silky texture.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use fresh herbs instead of dried for a more intense flavor.

- Feel free to use any type of broth you prefer, such as chicken or beef.

Make Ahead Tips

This soup can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Simply reheat before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the soup with fresh herbs, a drizzle of olive oil, or a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

This soup pairs well with a crisp white wine or a light beer.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat on the stove or in the microwave until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup contains approximately 200 calories.


Each serving of Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup contains approximately 15 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup contains approximately 10 grams of fat.


Each serving of Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup contains approximately 5 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

This soup is rich in vitamins A and C, as well as potassium and fiber.


This recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free.


Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup is a nutritious and delicious dish that is low in calories and high in vitamins and minerals.


Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup is a flavorful and nutritious dish that is perfect for any occasion. Packed with fresh vegetables and herbs, this soup is sure to become a favorite in your household. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was filled with a sense of excitement. It was a warm summer day, and I had just returned from the local farmer's market with a basket full of fresh tomatoes and zucchinis. As I was unpacking my goodies, I stumbled upon a weathered old recipe card tucked away in the back of my recipe box. The title read "Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup."

I couldn't help but smile as memories of my dear friend, Mrs. Jenkins, flooded back to me. Mrs. Jenkins was a master in the kitchen and had a knack for creating simple yet delicious recipes. She had invited me over for lunch one day and surprised me with a bowl of this incredible soup. I remember savoring every spoonful, the flavors of the fresh tomatoes and zucchinis bursting in my mouth.

I couldn't wait to recreate Mrs. Jenkins' recipe in my own kitchen. I carefully read through the instructions, noting the ingredients and steps needed to make the soup. The recipe called for ripe tomatoes, tender zucchinis, onions, garlic, fresh basil, and a splash of cream. It seemed like a straightforward recipe, but I knew that the magic was in the details.

I began by washing and chopping the tomatoes and zucchinis, the vibrant colors of the vegetables filling my cutting board. I sautéed the onions and garlic in a large pot, the aroma of the garlic wafting through the air. I added the tomatoes and zucchinis, letting them simmer and release their natural juices.

As the soup simmered, I couldn't help but think of all the times I had spent in the kitchen with Mrs. Jenkins. She had taught me so much about cooking and had shared countless recipes with me over the years. From her famous apple pie to her savory beef stew, each dish held a special place in my heart.

I added the fresh basil to the soup, the herb infusing the broth with its fragrant aroma. I let the soup simmer for a few more minutes before blending it into a silky smooth puree. The vibrant red color of the soup was a sight to behold, a testament to the fresh ingredients used in the recipe.

I poured myself a bowl of the soup and took a hesitant sip. The flavors were reminiscent of Mrs. Jenkins' version, the sweet tomatoes and tender zucchinis blending together harmoniously. I couldn't help but smile as I savored each spoonful, the memories of my dear friend flooding back to me.

As I finished my bowl of soup, I knew that this recipe would become a staple in my kitchen. It was a dish that reminded me of the joys of cooking and the bond shared between friends over a delicious meal. I made a mental note to share the recipe with my own grandchildren, passing down the tradition of cooking and creating memories in the kitchen.

And so, the recipe for Fresh Tomato Zucchini Soup became a cherished part of my culinary repertoire. It was a dish that brought back memories of Mrs. Jenkins and the countless hours spent in the kitchen together. As I sat in my kitchen, savoring the last spoonful of soup, I couldn't help but feel grateful for the gift of cooking and the joy it brought to my life.


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