Saffron Zucchini Soup

Saffron Zucchini Soup


  • 4 cups chopped zucchini or yellow squash
  • 1 cup finely chopped onions
  • 5 cups broth or 1 carton vegetable broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp herbs of your choice
  • 1/2 tsp saffron threads
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese or goat cheese


  • Heat 2 tbsp olive oil and sauté onions until tender. Add zucchini, herbs, saffron, salt and pepper. Sauté and cook covered for 5-10 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  • Add broth and cook for additional 5 minutes.
  • After the vegetables are cooked, add 1-cup milk and cream cheese and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Soup is ready.



4 thoughts on “Saffron Zucchini Soup”

  1. Kalpana, I will try your zucchini soup version one of these days since it looks delicious! Instead of adding milk, I add a sautéed potato
    which gives body to the soup. As always thanks for posting the recipe . 🍵 Devi

Leave a Reply