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Chayote Squash Soup with Cilantro Sour Cream
Chayote Squash Soup with Cilantro Sour Cream

Category: Soup | Serves: 6

(60 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 110
Protein: 4 g
Carbs: 21 g
Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 480 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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This creamy and savory soup tastes magnificent when accented with cilantro sour cream.
1 large onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp, fresh ginger, minced
4 Tbsp flour
1 medium yellow pepper, sliced
3 large chayote squash, peeled, pitted, sliced
6 cups vegetable broth, divided
1/2 cup water
Cilantro, coarsley chopped (for garnish)

Cilantro Sour Cream:
1/3 cup fat free sour cream
1 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
1/3 cup skim milk
1 Spray large saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Sauté onion and garlic until tender; about 5 minutes.
2 Stir in flour and ginger and cook over medium heat 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
3 Add squash, pepper, and 2 cups broth to saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to simmer until squash is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
4 Process mixture in food processor or blender until smooth; return to saucepan.
5 Add remaining broth and water continuing to heat; serving warm or cool to serve chilled. Drizzle with Cilantro Sour Cream and sprinkle of cilantro.

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