Here is a tangy, refreshing and easily made soup for lazy summer meals.
Cut the chilli open lengthways under cold running water and remove the seeds and stem, then chop the flesh finely. Bring the chicken or vegetable stock to the boil in a saucepan, then add the courgettes and the chilli. Cover the pan and simmer for just about three minutes, or until the courgettes are slightly softened but still a bright green. Remove the pan from the heat and, using a slotted s