Zucchini Soup

This smooth, creamy purée blends the hearty flavors of zucchini, green pepper, and potato to create a satisfying vegetable soup. Substitute the chicken broth with vegetable broth for a vegetarian option.


  • 2 cups (480 ml) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) half and half, heavy cream, or milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, halved
  • 1/2 celery stalk
  • 1 teaspoon diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 potato, scrubbed, baked
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn on machine and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 6-7 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.