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Cheese Pumpkin Soup

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Ingredients
  Pumpkin 1 Medium
  Grated gruyere cheese/Processed swiss cheese 1 Pound
  Stale bread 1 , cut in cubes, sauteed in butter, or toasted in oven
  35% milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (You May Use Whole Milk And A Little Cream)
Directions

Select a pumpkin with a stem.
(Be sure pumpkin will hold at least 4 to 5 cups liquid) Cut lid off, clean out seeds and strings.
Layer croutons alternately with cheese until it is one third filled.
Pour in enough milk or cream to fill the pumpkin 3/4 full.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Place the lid firmly back on the pumpkin.
Place in pan.
Bake pumpkin in 325° F oven for 2 to 3 hours, until outside of pumpkin turns bronze and flesh inside softens a bit cooking time varies with size of pumpkin.
Ladle soup from pumpkin.
Serve in bowls scraping off some pumpkin with each serving.
BON APPETIT

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2998 Calories from Fat 1394

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 155 g238.8%

Saturated Fat 93.4 g467.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7 mg2.3%

Sodium 369.7 mg15.4%

Total Carbohydrates 290 g96.7%

Dietary Fiber 20.7 g82.7%

Sugars 72.3 g

Protein 167 g334.9%

Vitamin A 5908.5% Vitamin C 605.8%

Calcium 128.8% Iron 182.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheese Pumpkin Soup Recipe