Squash & Orange Soup

Squash & Orange Soup

Yield: 8 servings

Squash & Orange Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 large orange
  • 6 cups cubed squash
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped, seeded, canned tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • cilantro and orange zest for garnish
  • dollop of sour cream or yogurt
  • dash of hot pepper
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 1 can coconut milk

Instructions

Squeeze juice from orange (2 cup) and set aside.

In a large saucepan combine squash, paprika, onions, tomatoes, stock and hot pepper sauce.

Simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes. Puree with an immersion blender.

Add reserved orange and lemon juices; season with salt and pepper to taste.

Stir in the light cream and coconut milk and heat.Taste and adjust seasonings.

Drop a dollop of sour cream or yogurt into each serving and garnish with cilantro and orange zest.

Dennis’ Delicious Tomato Sauce

Dennis’ Delicious Tomato Sauce

Dennis’ Delicious Tomato Sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 25 Juliette Roma tomatoes skinned and diced
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Heat oil in pot. Add onions and garlic. Cook until onions are transparent.

Add chicken stock and tomatoes. Mash tomatoes once cooked. Boil until reduced to a sauce. Add chopped basil just before serving.