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       Title: MIFFS SPICY PUMPKIN SOUP
  Categories: Vegetarian
       Yield: 2 servings
  
 ------------------------INSPIRED VEGETARIAN;PICKFORD------------------------
       1 tb Olive oil
       4    Shallots, chopped
       2    Stalks celery, sliced
       2 md Carrots, coarsely chopped
       2 md Potatoes, diced
       1 tb Ground coriander
       2 ts Ground cumin
     1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/4 ts Ground cloves
         ds Nutmeg, ground
       2 lb Pumpkin, peeled, seeded
            -and coarsely chopped
       5 c  Vegetable stock
            Plain yogurt
            Cilantro leaves
  
   Heat oil in 3-quart saucepan. Add shallots and celery and saute 5 minutes.
   Add carrots and potatoes and saute 5 minutes longer. Add coriander, cumin,
   cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Stir-fry 2 minutes. Add pumpkin and Vegetable
   Stock, bring to boil, cover and simmer gently 20 minutes, or until all
   vegetables are tender.
   
   Blend soup in food processor or blender until smooth. Return to pan, adjust
   seasonings to taste and heat through. Serve hot, garnished with swirl of
   yogurt and cilantro leaves. Makes 4 to 6 servings.
   
   “Miff” is Pickford’s aunt, who served this soup at Guy Fawkes night
   celebrations every Nov. 5. It’s also perfect for Halloween.
   
   Posted on GEnie’s Food & Wine RT Jan 01, 1993 by C.SVITEK [cathy]
   
   From the recipe files of Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$
   71511,2253, GT Cookbook echo moderator at net/node 004/005
  
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