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Pumpkin Soup Wrth Shrimp

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Ingredients
  Pumpkin 1 3⁄4 Pound
  Celery sticks 2
  Chopped shallots 3
  Shelled shrimp 1⁄4 Pound (prawns)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Skin and seed the pumpkin and remove the pith, Cut the flesh into 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) slices and then into small cubes.
Wash the celery.
Remove the leaves and set aside.
Chop the stalks finely.
Put the shallots, pumpkin, celery stalks and leaves into a casserole.
Add 1/2 cup (5 tablespoons) of water.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes.
Set 1 oz (25 g) of the shrimp (prawns) aside.
Puree the remaining shrimp (prawns) in a food processor.
Add lemon juice.
When the pumpkin is cooked, discard the celery leaves and pour the mixture into the food processor with the shrimp (prawn) puree.
Puree the mixture until smooth.
Put the milk into a bowl and microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes.
Pour over the pumpkin puree and puree again.
Add salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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