The Dove's Nest Fresh Squash and Cheese Soup

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This savory soup is from The Dove's Nest Tea Room in Waxahachie, Texas. Yellow and zucchini squash combine with onions, garlic, cheese, cream, chicken stock, [url href="" target="_blank" title="gluten free condensed cream of chicken soup"]cream of chicken soup[/url], oregano and cumin providing spectacular flavors. We serve this soup with [url href="" target="_blank" title="gluten free honey cornbread"]Gluten Free Honey Cornbread[/url] crumbled into it!


  • 4 cups thinly sliced zucchini
  • 4 cups thinly sliced yellow squash
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 2 10 oz. cans cream of chicken soup or homemade Gluten Free Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 4 cups evaporated milk or heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper (or more to taste)
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese (for garnish)
  • Bacon bits (for garnish)
  • Chopped green onions (for garnish)


  1. Combine the zucchini, squash, onions, garlic and chicken stock in a large stockpot. Cook over high heat until the mixture begins to boil,...
  2. Get the full instructions at Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen
The Dove's Nest Fresh Squash and Cheese Soup

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