How to Make It
Combine first 7 ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 40 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Place half of vegetable mixture in container of an electric blender; cover and process until smooth. Repeat procedure with remaining vegetable mixture. Return pureed mixture to Dutch oven. Add whipping cream and remaining ingredients; cook just until thoroughly heated (do not boil).
Christmas with Southern Living 1995; Elizabeth on 37th