Mediterranean Pumpkin SoupFrom chefelaine 8 years ago
- 4 cups pumpkin shopping list
- 2 Tbsp olive oil shopping list
- 1 red onion, finely chopped shopping list
- 1/4 cup leeks, chopped shopping list
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped shopping list
- 2 cups vegetable stock shopping list
- salt and freshly ground pepper to taste shopping list
- freshly ground nutmeg, to taste shopping list
- 1/2 cup cream or plain yogurt (NOT fat free!) shopping list
- 1 tsp cumin shopping list
- 1 tsp ground ginger shopping list
- cilantro or parsley for Garnish shopping list
How to make it
- You can use squash such as a butternut or acorn in this recipe if you don't have pumpkin.
- Cut fresh pumpkin up into chunks.
- On the stovetop, heat a pan to medium heat
- put 1-2 tbsp cooking oil into the pan
- add the pumpkin/squash chunks also add any onion or leeks at this time and allow to sweat for 20 - 30 minutes or until fork- tender
- let it all caramelize together, then mash or puree...
- In a pot, cook the onion and garlic with a little olive oil.
- When softened and beginning to caramelize, add the pumpkin and the stock.
- Stir and allow to simmer for about 30 minutes.
- Using an immersion blender, a blender or a food processor, puree the soup until it's smooth and creamy.
- Taste and season, adjust the seasoning by , adding more
- freshly ground nutmeg, ginger and/or cumin if desired.
- Stir in the cream/yogurt and let it gently come back to hot serving temperature.
- Garnish with cilantro or parsley.
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This sounds wonderful!waterlily in Joplin loved it
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i'm lovin all the pumpkins soup this one is no exception yummy
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