Tina's Cream of Mirliton and Shrimp Soup

Tina's Cream Of Mirliton And Shrimp Soup

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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:

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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

How to Make Tina's Cream of Mirliton and Shrimp Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Steam mirliton until tender, peel and scrape flesh off pit. Puree until smooth. Reserve
  2. Sauté onion in butter until translucent. Add 3 cloves of minced garlic. Sauté a few more minutes
  3. Add 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.

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About Tina's Cream of Mirliton and Shrimp Soup

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




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