Butternut Squash & Bourbon Bisque
 
makes 6 servings 
 
1 or 2   butternut squash (about 4 pounds total)
1 Tbsp  extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup  diced onions
1 cup  diced leeks
1/2 tsp  ground cumin
2 Tbsp  chopped fresh garlic
1 Tbsp  chopped fresh ginger
2 Tbsp  pure maple syrup 1/2 cup dry sherry
1/4 tsp  grated nutmeg
5 cup  roasted chicken stock
3/4 cup  evaporated skim milk
  salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 Tbsp  cornstarch mixed with
2 Tbsp  water
2 Tbsp  soy sauce
1/4 cup  bourbon
 
preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
with a sharp knife, prick the squash in several places to allow steam to 
escape while it cooks (otherwise, it could burst). place the squash in a 
baking dish lined with foil and roast for about 90 minutes, until the 
squash is soft when you push on it. let cool for 30 minutes, so it's 
easier to handle, then peel, seed, and remove strings. cut the roasted 
squash into 1/2-inch pieces, or scoop meat out with a spoon. 
in a heavy soup kettle, heat the olive oil and add the onions. cook until 
light golden brown and add the leeks and cumin. cook for 2 minutes and add 
the garlic and ginger. when the garlic is fragrant, add the maple syrup, 
soy sauce, bourbon, sherry, and nutmeg. add the squash and stock and bring 
to a boil. lower the heat and cook gently for 15 minutes. 
using an immersion blender (or a regular blender), puree the soup until 
very smooth. add the evaporated milk, salt, and pepper. cook for 2 
minutes: do not bring to a boil. add the cornstarch mixture and serve in 
soup plates. 
if you like, garnish this soup with garlic and parmesan cheese croutons 
and a dollop of nonfat sour cream. from www.care2.com 
 
 
 
personal chef brian koning www.personalchefmarketing.com 
chef2chef recipe club member forum: http://forums.chef2chef.net 
archive: at: http://chef2chef.net/news/club/ 
 
-- 
(ID: 5907) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Wed, Oct 6, 2004


Recipes by Category
AppetizersBean SaladsBeansBiscuits
BreadsBrowniesBurgersCakes
CasserolesCheeseChickenChili
CobblersCookiesCrockpotDips
DressingsFruit SaladsJamsJellies
MarinadesMoussesMuffinsPancakes
PastaPasta SaladsPastriesPesto
PiesPilafsPizzaPolenta
Potato SaladsPreservesPuddingsRelishes
RiceSaladsSalsasSalmon
SandwichesSaucesSconesSnacks
SoupsSpicesSpreadsStews
StocksStuffingTartsTrifles
VeganVegetarianWaffles


Recipes by Region
AfricanAmishArmenianAustralian
BasqueBelgianBrazilianBritish
BurmeseCajunCanadianCaribbean
ChineseDanishDutchEgyptian
EthiopianFilipinoFinnishFrench
GermanGreekHawaiianHungarian
IndianIndonesianIrishItalian
JapaneseKoreanLebaneseMexican
Middle EasternMoroccanNorwegianPersian
PeruvianPolishPortugueseRussian
ScottishSerbianSingaporeSpanish
SwedishThaiTibetanTurkish
UkrainianVietnameseWelsh
Related Recipes
Butternut Squash & Bourbon Bisque
New England Butternut Bisque
Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut Squash Puff
Butternut Squash Soup
Barbecue Butternut Squash
Butternut Squash Risotto
Butternut Squash Fries
Butternut Squash Soup
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Roasted Rosemary Butternut Squash
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Baked Butternut Squash And Parsnips
butternut squash and apple soup
Butternut Squash Souffle a la Nita
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup
Braised Butternut Squash with Wine
Butternut Squash with Veggies & Black Beans
Ravioli with Butternut Squash in Sauce

>> More Related Recipes