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                            CREAMY PUMPKIN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Cuban
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       tb           Olive oil
    1       lg           Onion, chopped
    2       ea           Garlic cloves, chopped
    2       lb           Butternut squash, diced
    4       c            Stock
    1       c            Water
    1       d            Tabasco
                         Salt to taste
                         Pimento strips to garnish
 
   Heat olive oil overl ow heat & add onion & garlic.  Cook, stirring till
   tender.  Add squash & stock, cover & simmer for 40 to 50 minutes or till
   the squash is very soft.
   
   In a food prcessor, process soup till its very smooth & return to pot. Thin
   with water & season.  Pour into a tureen & garnish with pimento.
   
   Adapted from Randelman & Schwartz, “Memories of a Cuban Kitchen”
  
 
 
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