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Calabaza (Apple Bisque Soup) Recipe

Calabaza (Apple Bisque Soup) is a popular Continental Soups and Stews
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On :
Monday, 18 April, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 tbsp - unsalted Butter
  • 1 - medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1- large Leek chopped
  • 1 - Garlic pod peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp - ground cumin
  • 1 tsp - ground coriander
  • 2 - medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and coarsely chopped
  • 1 - large sweet potato, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 450 g - calabaza deseeded, peeled and chopped
  • 5 cups - Chicken broth
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Hot pepper sauce
  • Chopped Cilantro or Parsley leaves for garnish
  • How to Make Calabaza (Apple Bisque Soup):

    1. Melt the butter in a soup pot over medium heat.
    2. Sautee onion, leek, and garlic until soft.
    3. Stir in cumin and coriander. Cook for 1 min.
    4. Add apple, sweet potato, squash, and 4 cups of the broth. Bring to a boil over high heat.
    5. Reduce to a simmer and cook partially covered until vegetables soften.
    6. Strain the broth into another container.
    7. Working in batches, puree the solids with a little bit of the broth in a blender. Whisk the puree back into the broth.
    8. Just before serving, whisk in the cream and bring the soup to a simmer.
    9. Season to taste with salt, pepper and hot sauce.
    10. Ladle it into bowls and garnish each serving with a drizzle of cream and a sprinkling of cilantro.


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