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ZAB Soup (Zucchini, Arugula, Basil)

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Paleo


  • 1 Onion (medium, diced)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 Garlic cloves
  • 3 Zucchini (medium to large)
  • 2 cups Vegetable stock
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 cup Fresh basil leaves (packed)
  • 1 cup Arugula (packed)
  • 1 Lemon (juiced)


  1. In a large pot, heat oil on high. Add diced onion and sauté until tender (3 to 4 minute) .
  2. Chop garlic and add to pot, turn heat to medium-low for 5 minute.
  3. Slice zucchini, add to pot.
  4. Add in lemon juice and pinch of salt.
  5. Bring pot contents to a simmer over high-heat, cover, turn heat down to low, and simmer 5 minutes.
  6. After 5 minutes stir contents and cook for another 10 minutes (or until zucchini is tender) .
  7. Pour soup into a blender or large food processor, adding the fresh basil and arugula directly into the blender (be cautious not to over fill blending device and always cover the top with a kitchen towel).
  8. Garnish with chopped basil and hot sauce—if you like a little heat, like I do.

Recipe Notes

Truly enjoy, 
Xo The True Spoon 

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Celeste Wilson is the creator of The True Spoon, a recipe and restaurant review blog. As a Nurse, Celeste is a true believer in the healing power of food. Her goal is to inspire healthy eating through her unique plant forward recipes. To see more from Celeste's check out www.TheTrueSpoon.com and on Instagram@thetruespoon.