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       Title: Harvest Time Pumpkin Soup
  Categories: Diabetic, Soups/stews, Vegetarian, Crockpot
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 sm Pie pumpkin; cleaned out                 - chopped
       2    Potatoes;                                Salt & pepper
       2    Carrots;                            4 tb Cream;
       1    Onion; finely chopped               2 tb Butter;
       2 cl Garlic; crushed                     2 tb Soy sauce;(optional)
            Olive oil;                               Sour cream;
            Fresh parsley; basil; thyme;             Chives; chopped
  
   Cut pumpkin, potatoes and carrots into pieces and steam until tender.
   Remove peel from pumpkin.  Save steaming water.  Saute onion and
   garlic in a little olive oil until transparent.  Puree onion, garlic
   and vegetables in a food processor, adding reserved water.  Return
   the puree to a saucepan and add spices, salt and pepper, cream,
   butter and soy sauce. If soup is too thick, thin with a little water,
   milk or chicken stock. Heat but do not boil.  Garnish with a dollop
   of sour cream and chives.
   
   Source: The Harrowsmith Cookbook, Volume Three
  
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