Zucchini crab soup is so delicious, I can’t even say the name without craving it. It’s delicious hot or chilled, and it is a great way to use up the bounty of zucchini in your garden. This post contains affiliate links for products I am obsessed with.
Confession # 46- I have a total woman crush on Gina Homolka of Skinnytaste.com.
You’ve heard of Skinnytaste, right? If not, you need to check it out.
And, bye, because once you see Gina’s site, you’ll probably never come back here.
She’s just so awesome. I want to be her when my blog grows up.
My recipe today, zucchini soup, is adapted from one of Gina’s amazing recipes. This soup is a great way to make use of that giant zucchini in your garden. I’ve been making this soup for years, and recently adapted it for The Fix. Oh,and I always add jumbo lump crab to make it even more special. But it’s equally as delicious without it, so try it whether you like crab or not!
Updated – I also tried this with bacon instead of the crab and WOW…another keeper. #everythingisbetterwithbacon
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I hope you’ll try this zucchini crab soup recipe. Enjoy!
Recipe adapted from Skinnytaste
21 Day Fix Zucchini Crab Soup (Instant Pot Option)
- 1/2 small onion quartered
- 2 cloves garlic
- 3 medium zucchini skin on and cut in large chunks
- 32 oz reduced sodium organic chicken broth veggie is great, too!
- 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt or sub full fat coconut milk for dairy-free
- Himalayan salt and black pepper to taste
- fresh grated Parmesan cheese measure in a blue container
- fresh herbs
- jumbo lump crab a good quality is KEY!
- turkey bacon
- olive oil I used Tuscan oil from The Bodacious Olive
- Combine chicken broth, onion, garlic, and zucchini in a large pot over medium heat and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes.**For Instant Pot, combine all the ingredients and set to 5 minutes, manual high pressure. After cook time, switch to quick release and follow the rest of the instructions!
- Remove from heat and purée with an immersion blender, or in batches in a regular blender. Add the yogurt, and herbs (if using) and purée again until smooth.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper and adjust to taste.
- Eat it plain, or squeeze in some lemon and add crab, Parmesan cheese, and drizzle with a delicious olive oil.
I love this soup hot, but it’s also great chilled. Awesome, right?
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Just curious—what kind of spices would you use???
I love it with basil!
Curious in your container counts about the 1/2 tsp. I didn’t see olive oil added so where does that come from? If i just had the soup (no crab or cheese) would it be just 2 Greens? Thanks for the great recipe!
Yes! It would be two greens without the crab or cheese. I added olive oil to my bowl as a topping!
Thanks! One more question. Do you count the 2T of greek yogurt? BTW – I love this recipe and so glad you gave the IP instructions 🙂
Hey! I don’t – it’s really not enough!
Sounds delish. What is the portion size?
One green of soup, topped with one red of crab if using!
Love the addition of crab in this soup : )
Trying not to be totally star struck right now!!! ?? Thank you SO much for your note!!
I have followed Gina for a couple of years and have her cookbook! Isn’t she great? I’m hoping your blog will become as popular as hers! I love zucchini and I can’t wait to try this soup!
She is SO great!! Thank you for the sweet note!! Let me know what you think of the soup! ?