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Creamy pumpkin soup

 

carmenivy

 over 13 years ago

I wuld like to know how to make pumkin soup from ONLY these ingredients:

Canned pumpkin
Cream
Sugar
Salt
Pepper
Possibly water for consistency

Can anyone help? I've had it before at a deli, it tastes a lot like pumpkin pie. They list the ingredients above the soup, so that's how I know what's in it.

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Peanut Patty
Ola, United States
 over 13 years ago

PUMPKIN SOUP

1 lg. onion, minced

3 tbsp. butter

4 c. chicken or turkey stock diluted with 2 c. water

3 c. cooked or canned pumpkin

Salt & pepper

Pinch of nutmeg

Orange juice to taste

Saute the onion in the butter until limp. Add the pumpkin and the stock and bring to a simmer. Cook for about 10 minutes. Put contents of saucepan in blender and puree. It may require doing half at a time. Reheat and season to taste. A splash of cream or half and half will make the soup richer, but not necessary. Will also freeze beautifully.

Peanut Patty
Ola, United States
 over 13 years ago

WILLIAMSBURG PUMPKIN SOUP

1/4 c. finely chopped onion

4 tbsp. butter

1 can cream of chicken soup

1 c. canned pumpkin

1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

1/2 tsp. salt

Dash of pepper

1 soup can water

In saucepan, cook onions in butter until tender. Stir in soup, pumpkin, and seasonings. Gradually add water. Heat; stir occasionally. Garnish with parsley. Makes 2 1/2 cups.

Peanut Patty
Ola, United States
 over 13 years ago

Pumpkin Soup with Almonds
Serves 4

INGREDIENTS

1 lb 2oz pumpkin, peeled de-seeded and chopped

salt & freshly milled grinder) black pepper

1 cup milk

Ground nutmeg

1 c half and half cream

4 tblsp flaked almond, toasted

METHOD

Place pumpkin in a saucepan with the milk, salt,

pepper and nutmeg. Bring to the boil and simmer

for about 30 minutes until tender.

Pour into a blender and blend until smooth.

Return to the pan and stir in the cream.

Sprinkle a tablsp of toasted almonds onto each
portion before serving.

ListTheMeal
Corona Del Mar, US
 over 13 years ago

I've seen pumpkin soup at the Safeway Deli. Never thought to try, but have heard it is a great appetizer. Is it sweet or spicy?