- STEP 1
To make the croutons spread the cubed bread on a baking tray and drizzle with olive oil. Season and bake for 15-20min in a preheated oven at 190C
- STEP 2
Cut 20 thin round slices off one of the courgettes. Spread on another baking sheet and put in the oven for 3-5 mins. (keep an eye on them as they burn quickly). Set aside
- STEP 3
Cut up the remaing courgettes into small cubes and add to a large pan along with the remiaing vegetables and a drizzle of olive oil. Soften for 5 mins.
- STEP 4
Add the stock, cover with a lid and simmer for 20 mins or untill the vegetables are tender.
- STEP 5
Remove from the heat, add the cream cheese and wizz up with a hand blender until smooth.
- STEP 6
Season to taste and serve with a mound of crispy croutons and the crispy courgettes rounds.