Curry squash soup

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Winter squash
1 tablespoon Butter BudsĀ®
1½ cup Onion; chopped
½ cup Celery; chopped
1 large Sweet apple
\N \N Salt; optional
\N \N Pepper
1 tablespoon Curry powder
4 cups Chicken broth
1 \N Bay leaf
1 cup Buttermilk
2 teaspoons Lemon juice

Pierce squash several times and cook in microwave (on pie plate) until tender or bake in oven for 30 min. at 375 degrees.

In med. saucepan add butter buds, onion, celery, apple, salt and pepper.

Cover the pan, and cook the mixture for 5 min. over mod.-low heat, stirring the ingredients occasionally. Add curry powder, broth, and bay leaf, raise the heat, and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover the pan, and simmer the mixture for 30 min. Discard bay leaf.

When squash is cool enough to handle, discard the seeds, peel it, and cut its flesh into chunks. In batches in a blender or food processor, puree the broth mixture with the squash. Return the soup to the saucepan, and add the buttermilk and lemon juice. djust the seasonings, and heat the soup through but DO NOT BOIL IT.

NOTES : Recipe can be doubled.

Recipe by: Jane Brody's Good Food Gourmet Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #951 by Vickie <pvreg@...> on Dec 09, 1997

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