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Yellow Squash Soup

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  Unsalted margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Yellow onions 2 Medium, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Lemon peel strip 3 (Each 2 Inches Long And 1/2 Inch Wide)
  Orange peel strips 3 (Each 2 Inches Long And 1/2 Inch Wide)
  Bay leaf 1
  Dried marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Yellow squash 2 Medium, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Low sodium chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 5 Teaspoon

In a medium size heavy saucepan, melt the margarine over low heat.
Add the onions, garlic, lemon peel, orange peel, bay leaf, and marjoram, and cook, covered, until the onion is soft about 10 minutes.
Mix in the squash, stirring to coat; add the chicken broth and salt.
Raise the heat to moderately high, cover, and bring to a boil.
Adjust the heat so that the mixture bubbles gently, cover, and simmer until the squash is soft when pierced with a fork about 25 minutes.
Remove the soup from the heat; remove and discard the lemon and orange peels and the bay leaf.
Stir in the lemon juice and ladle into soup bowls.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 841 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.4%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g18.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 715.4 mg29.8%

Total Carbohydrates 138 g45.9%

Dietary Fiber 42.1 g168.3%

Sugars 57.5 g

Protein 51 g102.3%

Vitamin A 21.5% Vitamin C 230.4%

Calcium 25.5% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Yellow Squash Soup Recipe