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December 14, 2009 8:45:09 AM PST
Flan Made With Leftover Butternut Squash SoupServes: 4

4 cups butternut squash soup, room temperature
8 eggs
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the squash soup and the 10 eggs, sprinkle with a little salt and pepper, depending on how seasoned the soup was.

Butter 4, 4-ounce ramekins and pour the squash mixture 3/4 of the way up to the top. Bake at 350 degrees in a water bath, covered with aluminum foil. Bake about 30 minutes or until the center is firm. Set aside, do not refrigerate, if serving that day.

Unmold the flans and garnish with a spoonful of Parmesan sauce and Drizzle with aged balsamic vinegar. Serve warm.

For the Sauce
1 tablespoon gorgonzola cheese
1/2 cup heavy cream
Drizzle balsamic vinegar -- aged

In a small saucepan, heat the Parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup heavy cream. Bring to a boil and adjust the seasoning. Set aside.


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