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Squash Hominy Soup

 Squash Hominy Soup
Using frozen cooked winter squash speeds up the preparation time in this delicious soup.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen cooked winter squash, thawed
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) hominy, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon each ground ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender.
  • Stir in the squash, broth, hominy and seasonings. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat;
  • stir in cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/4 cups equals 203 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 1,558 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 4 g protein.