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curried potato and zuchini soup with dill


I bought a big bunch of dill the other day for a salmon pasta dish I was preparing and I had a lot of left. As I love the smell and taste of dill, I wanted to use it in a soup but I had no idea what to cook. After a quick research, I discovered this recipe online. I changed a few things to match my fridge content and I have to tell you, this is one of the best discoveries in a long time.

The initial recipe suggested decorating the soup with pine nuts, which I tried but did not like so much. I would suggest serving it with a nice dollop of crème fraîche and some smoked fish, like haddock or salmon.

Level: Easy | Time: 30 minutes | serves 2-4


Olive oil

1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped

3 medium-sized potatoes, peeled and chopped

1 big zucchini, peeled and cut into medium-sized pieces

500ml of vegetable or chicken stock

100ml crème fraîche and some extra for serving

Salt and Pepper

2 TS of curry powder (I used “Madras hot curry”.)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized pot and fry the onion, potato and zucchini for 5 minute on a low to medium heat.
  2. Add the curry powder, salt (if necessary) and a pinch of pepper and the stock and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Take the soup of the heat and blend until smooth.
  4. Add the crème fraîche and blend again for 1-2 minutes until everything is nicely mixed together.
  5. Add the chopped dill to your soup and stir in.
  6. To serve: ladle the soup into a warm bowl and garnish with a dollop of crème fraîche and if you like some smoked fish pieces.

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