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Chayote Squash Soup
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Creamy Chayote squash soup with cilantro sour cream.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85.7
Total Carbs 16.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
Sugars 5.1 g
Total Fat 0.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Potassium 168.5 mg
Protein 2.8 g
Sodium 163.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

1 each  large onion
2 each  medium garlic cloves
3 tbsp  white all purpose flour
3 each  Squash, chayote, fresh, 5 3/4"
6 cup  low sodium vegetable broth
1 pinch  salt and pepper

Cilantro Sour Cream
0.3333 cup  fat free sour cream
1 tbsp  fresh cilantro
0 1/4 cup  fat free milk
1 pinch  fresh cilantro
Directions
  1. In a lightly greased saucepan, saute onion and garlic for about 5 minutes until tender. Stir in flour, cook over medium heat 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add squash and broth to saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until squash is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. In a blender or food processor, process soup until smooth; season to taste with salt and white pepper. Serve warm, or chilled. Drizzle each bowl of soup with Cilantro Sour Cream and sprinkle with cilantro.
Cilantro Sour Cream
  1. Mix sour cream and cilantro in small bowl, adding enough milk for desired consistency.

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