The Best You’ve Ever Tasted, Pumpkin Soup Recipe!

Pumpkin Soup Recipe, The Best You’ve Ever Tasted!

Made with secret exotic ingredients — a splash of coconut, hint of ripe banana, and packed with fall spice, this pumpkin soup recipe is truly the best you’ve ever tasted!

Try letting the kids dip pieces of bread into the soup for a warm and toasty fall meal. For less adventurous eaters, you can add adjust the spice level down as needed.

This recipe is a good make ahead family meal, that also freezes well.  Enjoy!

Ingredients

Aromatics

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped ripe banana
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 whole clove

Broths and Liquids

  • 5 cups low-salt chicken broth
  • 2 cups canned pure pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk

Spices

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon yellow curry powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro

Bread, for Dipping

Preparation

  1. Melt butter in heavy large pot over medium heat. Add carrot and next 6 ingredients. Sauté about 10 minutes.
  2. Discard bay leaf. Transfer mixture to blend (or hand-held food processor) and blend until smooth. Return mixture to pot.
  3. Add broth and all remaining ingredients except cilantro. Boil over medium-high heat 15 minutes to blend flavors.
  4. Puree soup again in blender or food processor until smooth. Return soup to pot. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro before serving, or sprig of fresh rosemary and swirl of sour cream.

Yield

Serves 8-10

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Pumpkin Soup
by Helen Cooper

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