Soup

Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn Squash Soup
Maple syrup, nutmeg and ground cinnamon add holiday flavor to this classic autumn soup. Garnish with roasted pumpkin seeds for even more holiday zest.
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Total Time
55 min
Total Time
55 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups (480 ml) chicken broth
  2. ½ cup (120 ml) low fat evaporated milk
  3. ½ acorn squash, cooked, peeled, seeded
  4. 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  5. 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  6. ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  7. salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 4-5 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
Notes
  1. Yields 4 cups
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Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho
Yields 10
A twist on the classic, Chef Bibby Gignilliat's version uses the sweet, juicy flavors of watermelon for a splash of summer.
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Total Time
20 min
Total Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, diced
  2. 1 ear of corn, roasted, cut off the cob
  3. 1 pound (455 g) seedless watermelon, cubed
  4. 2½ pound (1.1 kg) red heirloom tomatoes, diced
  5. 1 pound (455 g) english cucumber, peeled, quartered
  6. 1 chipotle in adobo sauce, seeded, diced
  7. 2 teaspoons chipotle in adobo sauce, seeded, diced
  8. 2 green onions, diced
  9. 1 garlic clove, peeled
  10. 3 Tablespoons lime juice
  11. ⅓ cup (5 g) fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  12. 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  13. 2½ teaspoon Kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Roast the red bell pepper over an open flame until blackened. Put into a paper bag for 5 minutes then peel off charred skin and remove seeds and stem. Roast corn over flame, turning frequently until the corn is charred.
  2. Roughly chop the roasted red pepper and cut the corn off the cob. Combine in a large-size bowl with the watermelon, tomatoes, and cucumber.
  3. Add the chipotle, adobo sauce, scallions, garlic, lime juice, cilantro, olive oil, kosher salt and lightly mix.
  4. Transfer the mixture in batches to the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  5. Select Variable 1.
  6. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  7. Blend or 30 seconds.
  8. Transfer to a pitcher and thoroughly chill before serving.
Notes
  1. This recipe can be reduced by half and made in smaller containers
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Sweet Corn Chowder

Sweet Corn Chowder
Serves 6
A wonderful way to enjoy the flavors of summer!
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Total Time
6 hr 10 min
Total Time
6 hr 10 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 cups corn kernels cut from 4 ears of fresh sweet corn (can use frozen but won’t be as sweet)
  2. 1 tablespoon butter
  3. 1 clove garlic minced
  4. ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  5. 2 cups peeled and diced white potatoes
  6. ¾ cup diced celery
  7. 1/3 cup diced onion
  8. 2 cup chicken stock
  9. ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  10. ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
Instructions
  1. Brown the corn in butter using the Brown setting on your Fagor multi-cooker. This should take about 10 minutes for the corn to turn golden and very sweet.
  2. Change to the slow cooker setting and add the remaining ingredients. Stir well.
  3. Cover and cook for 6 hours on the LOW slow cooking setting. Serve with crusty French bread. For a creamy version, stir in 1 cup sour cream and serve.
Notes
  1. © Fagor America, 2017
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