CHEESE-SOUP1(SPV) USENET Cookbook CHEESE-SOUP1(SPV)
PUMPKIN CHEESE SOUP
CHEESE-SOUP1 - Cheese soup in a pumpkin shell
This recipe came from the 1983 Half Moon Bay Pumpkin
tival, and was published in our local newspaper
INGREDIENTS (Serves 6)
1 pumpkin (big enough to hold 6-10 servings
2 Tbsp butter, melted
2 Tbsp butter
1 large onion, chopped
2 large carrots, shredded
2 celery sticks, chopped
4 cups vegetable broth
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp nutmeg
3/4 cup light cream
1 cup cheddar or gruyere cheese, grated
1/3 cup dry white wine
2 Tbsp parsley, minced
(1) Preheat oven to 375 deg. F. Butter a
(2) Prepare pumpkin: cut off the top, scoop
brush inside with 2 Tbsp melted butter.
top and place pumpkin on baking sheet.
mins or until tender when pierced with
The pumpkin should be a bit droopy but
its shape well.
(3) Meanwhile, melt 2 Tbsp butter in a big
Add onion, carrots, celery. Sauté
about 10 mins. Add broth, garlic, salt,
and nutmeg. Cover, and simmer 20 minutes.
(4) Puree vegetable mixture in 2 or 3 batches
blender or food processor. Put back
stir in the cream. Reheat. Add cheese
heat until cheese melts. Stir frequently
adding milk to avoid scorching.
(5) Place hot pumpkin on serving platter.
soup. Sprinkle with parsley.
Serve the soup by ladling out of the pumpkin at
scopping a little bit of pumpkin into each serving.
pumpkin then makes a great centerpiece for your
allowing people to have second helpings.
I use half greyere and half cheddar. Shred the
finely so they will melt rapidly.
After the soup is all gone, the pumpkin can be
washed, and used in pumpkin pie. It may need more
become soft enough to puree for the pies.
It was impossible to find pumpkins after Halloween
Francisco, but fortunately they keep for a month
Thanksgiving in a cool area if left uncut.
In North America, light cream is often called "half
Difficulty: moderate. Time: 1 hour. Precision:
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Subject: RECIPE: Cheesecake I
Date: 4 Apr 86 06:57:13 GMT
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