Summer squash soup

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 mediums Yellow Squash
2 tablespoons Butter
1½ teaspoon Garlic Salt
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
¼ teaspoon Dried Rosemary
½ cup Chicken Broth
½ cup Water
1 can (6 Oz) Boned Chicken; cut up

Scrub squash; do not peel. Cut 12 paper-thin slices from the narrow ends an place slices in cold water to crisp. Reserve these slices for garnish. Cut remainder of squash (seeded, if necessary) into small chunks to make 5 to 6 cups. Sauté very slowly in butter, seasoned with garlic salt, salt, pepper, and resemary. Keep pan tightly covered and do not allow squash to brown.

Add 1 or 2 tablespoons water if necessary when squash is softened. Purée in electric blender. Return purée to pan and add chicken broth, water, and boned chicken. Heat until flavors are well blended. Pour into serving dish or soup bowls and garnish with squash slices.

Makes 1 quart

Source: "Mountain Measures" -- Junior League of Charleston, WV ed. 1974 billspa@...

Recipe by: Mrs. Alexander S. Giltinan Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #697 by Bill Spalding <billspa@...> on Jul 30, 1997

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