Since the opening of its first Souplantation in 1978 in San Diego, California, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corporation has expanded to 61 salad buffet restaurants with locations in Southern California, where they are known as Souplantation, and in Northern California and ten other states, where they are known as Sweet Tomatoes. Differing in name only, the restaurants are known for their abundance of fresh, great tasting salad selections, soups, bakery items, pastas and desserts in a self-serve format, set in a casual dining atmosphere.
Acorn Squash Soup
ACORN SQUASH SOUP
Zuppa Restaurant Copycat Recipe
1/2 onion diced
2 acorn squash cut in half and roasted in oven
6 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 teaspoon garlic
1 teaspoon cumin
2 cardamom pods
1 cup heavy cream
salt and pepper to taste
Saute onion and garlic in olive oil. Add squash, cumin and cardamom. Add stock and simmer for one hour.