Tina's Cream Of Mirliton And Shrimp Soup Recipe

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Tina's Cream of Mirliton and Shrimp Soup

Tina Swain

By
@WisMs

My sister's friend's mother lived in New Orleans. She agreed to meet us and give us a personal tour of New Orleans right after she got off the local PBS station where she was making this soup as part of a fund raiser. It is as warm and delightful as her Southern Hospitality.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
6
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lb
mirliton
1
medium onion minced
1 stick
butter
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
4 clove
garlic divided
1 lb
small shrimp peeled and deveined
1 1/2 c
half & half
salt and pepper

Step-By-Step

1Steam mirliton until tender, peel and scrape flesh off pit. Puree until smooth. Reserve
2Sauté onion in butter until translucent. Add 3 cloves of minced garlic. Sauté a few more minutes
3Add shrimp to onion, sauté 3 minutes. Add 1 minced garlic clove and sauté 1 minute. Add mirliton and Half & Half. Adjust seasonings. Heat until hot. Garnish with minced chives if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy