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Old 29-12-2005, 06:32 PM posted to alt.food.diabetic
Pete Romfh
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Default Chorizo Pumpkin Soup

Here's a nice winter warmer for you.

-= Exported from BigOven =-

Chorizo Pumpkin Soup

This creamy pumpkin soup will warm you up and fill you up. Chorizo and onion
texture and the subtle pumpkin flavor melds with the broth to provide you
with an
unforgettable taste.

Recipe By: Pete Romfh
Serving Size: 12
Cuisine: Mexican
Main Ingredient: Pumpkin
Categories: Low Sugar, Diabetic, Low Carb, Winter, Simple - Easy, Soup,
Snacks, Brunch

-= Ingredients =-
5 cups chicken stock or broth
3 cups pumpkin puree
3/4 cup Fat-free Half & half ; - or full-fat if you wish
1 pound chorizo ; cooked, fat drained, & chopped
2 tablespoons oregano
1/2 teaspoon cumin seed ; - toasted & ground
5 cloves garlic ; peeled and finely chopped
1 cup Cauliflower ; cut into 1/2 in chunks
1/2 cup cilantro ; - chopped
3/4 cup onion ; chopped
1 tablespoon oil

-= Instructions =-
Heat the oil in a large pot. Saute 1/3 cup onions and the garlic over medium
heat for about 1 minute. Carefully add in the broth, pumpkin, chorizo and
Stir in the oregano and cumin. Bring to a boil and then turn down to a

Simmer for about 15 minutes or until cauliflower is tender. Remove from heat
and let
cool for 10 minutes. Stir in cream and serve immediately topped with a
each of cilantro and onion. A dollop of low-fat sour cream may also be
floated on top.

Each (1 cup) serving contains an estimated:
Cals: 245, FatCals: 149, TotFat: 17g
SatFat: 6g, PolyFat: 2g, MonoFat: 8g
Chol: 33mg, Na: 967mg, K: 448mg
TotCarbs: 13g, Fiber: 3g, Sugars: 3g
NetCarbs: 10g, Protein: 14g

** Recipe available at: http://www.bigoven.com/recipe160274 **
** Easy recipe software. Try it free at: http://www.bigoven.com **

Pete Romfh, Telecom Geek & Amateur Gourmet.
promfh (at) hal-pc (dot) org

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