*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       ZUCCHINI & YELLOW SQUASH SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   c            Olive oil
    1                    Medium onion, thinly sliced
    2       tb           Minced shallots
    1 1/2   ts           Minced garlic
      1/4   c            All purpose flour
    1 1/2   c            Zucchini, sliced into
                         - 1/4 inch thick rounds
    1 1/2   c            Crookneck squash, sliced
                         -into 1/4 inch thick rounds
    3       c            Rich chicken stock
    3       c            Whipping cream
    2       ts           Minced fresh basil
    2       ts           Minced fresh oregano
                         Salt & freshly ground pepper
 
      Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium-low
   heat.  Add onion, shallots and garlic and cook until
   onion is translucent, stirring occasionally, about 10
   minutes.  Add flour and stir 3 minutes.  Add zucchini
   and crookneck squash and cook until softened, stirring
   frequently, about 5 minutes.  Stir in stock, cream,
   basil and oregano. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
   Season with salt and pepper.
  
 
 
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