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Squash Bisque with Ginger Recipe

Squash Bisque with Ginger is a popular Continental Soups and Stews
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On :
Thursday, 20 April, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Soups and Stews Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp - Olive oil
  • 2 cups - sliced Leeks (4 medium, white and light green parts only)
  • 2 -.butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 2 inch cubes (4 generous cups)
  • 2 - firm but ripe pears, such as Bartlett or Anjou, peeled, cored, and diced.
  • 2 - Cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tbsp - coarsely chopped, peeled fresh Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp - Thyme
  • 2 - 14.5 oz cans low sodium Chicken broth
  • 1 cup - water
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup - plain non-fat yogurt
  • How to Make Squash Bisque with Ginger:

    1. Heat oil in a large pot (at least 4 quart capacity) over medium heat.
    2. Add leeks and cook stirring constantly until softened for 3 to 4 mins.
    3. Add squash, pears, garlic, ginger, and thyme and cook stirring for 1 min.
    4. Add broth and water and bring to a simmer.
    5. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until squash is tender for about 35 to 45 minutes.
    6. Puree soup in batches if necessary.
    7. Return soup to pot and heat through.
    8. Stir in lemon juice.
    9. Garnish each serving with a dollop of yogurt.




     

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