Chilled Zucchini Bisque
|Zucchini||1⁄4 Pound (5 Medium)|
|Safflower oil||4 Teaspoon|
|Onion/1 teaspoon onion powder||1 Medium, finely chopped|
|Regular strength chicken broth/3 1/2 cup homemade||28 Ounce (2 Cans, 14 Ounce Each)|
|Chicken broth||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (More To Add)|
Wash zucchini, cut off ends, and thinly slice.
Heat oil in a Dutch oven.
Saute zucchini and onion until limp, about 5 minutes.
Add the chicken broth.
Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 10-15 minutes.
Whirl in blender or food processor or strain through a sieve until smooth.
Put into a bowl, add the 1/2 cup broth and nutmeg, and salt to taste.
Blend thoroughly, cover, and chill.
Serve in chilled bowls or mugs.
Variation: If you can use milk, use 1/2 c. half and half instead of the 1/2 c. broth.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 g13.2%
Saturated Fat 1.2 g5.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2704.6 mg112.7%
Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.5%
Dietary Fiber 5 g20%
Sugars 15.1 g
Protein 11 g22%
Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 57.6%
Calcium 8.3% Iron 10.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet