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Roughly chop the mint

Tips
If you want to give an exotic yet light touch to this recipe, you might add some yoghurt; but if you like the idea of beefing it up and turning it into a single course meal, the best way to do so is to add ricotta. One last tip: you can also use this velvety sauce as a lovely light pasta sauce – obviously a summer version. To finish off the soup, try adding some cubes of feta.
Trivia
It has been scientifically proven that eating green vegetables is good for your sight, especially in adulthood. Recipes for courgettes are also great for those on a diet, being very low in calories. In addition, the presence of pectin and dietary fibre in courgettes helps the body to purify itself and to keep cholesterol levels in check. It doesn’t stop there: because they are rich in folic acid, courgettes are beneficial for pregnant women.

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