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                            SPICY PUMPKIN BISQUE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetables
                 Spicy
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lg           Onion, chopped
    2                    Cloves garlic, chopped
    1       tb           Butter
    1       cn           Pumpkin puree (16 ounces)
    4       c            Chicken stock
    1 1/2   ts           Dried ground small red
                         -chilies
      1/2   ts           Pepper
      1/4   ts           Ground allspice
      1/2   ts           Sugar
      1/4   c            Dry sherry
    1       c            Half-and-half
 
   Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
   
   Saute the onion and garlic in the butter until they
   are soft and transparent.  Add the pumpkin, stock,
   chilies, pepper, allspice, sugar, and sherry.  Bring
   to a boil, then reduce the heat and cover. Simmer for
   30 minutes.  Place the mixture in a blender and puree
   until smooth. Return the soup to the pot; add the
   half-and-half and simmer until heated through. Garnish
   with nutmeg and serve.
   
   Makes 4 servings.
   
   Nutrient Values per Serving: 210 Calories, 12 g Fat, 7
   g Saturated Fat, 9 g Protein, 17 g Carbohydrate, 31 mg
   Cholesterol, 846 mg Sodium.
   
   [THE WASHINGTON POST; November 28, 1990; Dave DeWitt
   and Nancy Gerlach; “The Whole Chili Pepper Book”]
   
   Posted by Fred Peters.
  
 
 
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