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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)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

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.

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Nutrition Facts

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

Chilled Zucchini Bisque Recipe