Mirliton-Corn Chowder

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Sayster

Mirlitons are squash about the size of large pears. They have delicate pale green skin, rather bland white flesh, and soft seeds. I'm planning on making this tomorrow. From The Best of Southern Living.

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  1. Melt butter in a dutch oven over medium-high heat; add militons and next 4 ingredients, and saute 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Sprinkle with flour, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Gradually add chicken broth, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir in corn and next 5 ingredients; cook, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes. Stir in lime juice. Ladle into bowls, and sprinkle with cheddar cheese and bacon, if desired.
  4. *NOTE: 4 large yellow squash or zucchini, seeded and chopped, maybe be substituted for mirlitons.

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