Zucchini and Almond Soup Recipe

With the winter months in full swing, that only means one thing – SOUP season and this Zucchini and Almond Soup Recipe is one not to miss.

Who doesn’t love about a nice warm bowl of soup to keep us going during our work days or to help us wind down in the evening. Green vegetables like zucchini are a great plant-based source of iron, alongside almonds being rich in iron and calcium.

Including a nice dollop of natural yoghurt provides us with some additional protein and calcium to top off this tummy-hugging dish and if training hard, it’s also important to remember to refuel and top up those carb stores by consuming 1-2 slices of wholegrain bread on the side.

If you’re feeling extra hungry why not try a cup of this soup alongside a sandwich of your choice. 

Zucchini and Almond Soup Recipe

Zucchini and Almond Soup

  • Serves: 2 people
  • Prep Time: 5-10minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes

Macronutrient Information (per serve / bread not included):

  • 472kcal (1976KJ)
  • 17.6g Protein
  • 18.7g Carbs
  • 34.1g Fat (4.1g of which saturates)

Macronutrient Information (per serve / bread included):

  • 516kcal (2158KJ)
  • 19.1g Protein
  • 25.7g Carbs
  • 34.7g Fat (4.3g of which saturates)


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 large leek, chopped
  • 2 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 80g flaked almonds
  • 600ml vegetable stock (low salt)
  • Pinch mixed herbs 
  • Salt & pepper, to taste 
  • Natural Yoghurt to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, leek and zucchini and sauté for about 5 minutes or until they start to soften. 
  2. Add most of the flaked almonds (reserving few for garnish), the vegetable stock, pinch of mixed herbs and some salt and pepper.
  3. Bring boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes. 
  4. Remove from heat and cool a little before blending until smooth. 
  5. Reheat over a low heat. Season to taste and top each bowl with generous serving of natural yoghurt and the remaining flaked almonds. 
  6. Enjoy with slice of wholegrain bread.

What Now?

Looking for more great ideas to suit your diet, or for help in general with your nutrition plan – organise a call or consult with one of our dietitians here at Precision Athletica.

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