*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Curried Squash Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2  pounds        butternut squash -- cooked
    1      tablespoon    sherry
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
    1                    onion -- finely chopped
    1      tablespoon    curry powder
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cumin
      1/8  teaspoon      cayenne -- optional
                         salt and pepper -- to taste
    3      cups          chicken broth
 
 1.  In a large saucepan saute onions and garlic in sherry for about 2
 minutes. 
 2.  Add curry powder, cumin, salt and pepper and cook another 3-5 minutes
 or until onions are soft. 
 3.  Add in cooked squash in pieces, and stir to coat. 
 4.  Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 15-20
 minutes. 
 5.  Remove from heat and allow to cool about 15 minutes. 
 6.  Pour soup into blender, food processor or large bowl and use a hand
 blender. Puree until smooth (will be thick).
 7.  Return to heat and slowly reheat. 
 
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