1. Food

Discuss in my forum

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

By

This pumpkin soup recipe has a velvety texture and a delicate, savory flavor perfect for a light lunch or a refined first course. The real treat is that it’s as easy to prepare and healthy as it is delicious!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium shallots, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped finely
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 1 medium pie pumpkin (3 lbs.), seeded and cubed
  • 3 large potatoes (2 lbs.), peeled and cubed
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt, to taste

Preparation:

In a large saucepan, sauté the shallots and garlic over medium heat until they turn translucent and tender. Add the chicken stock, pumpkin, and potatoes to the pan and bring to a simmer. Allow the vegetables to simmer gently for 35-50 minutes, until they’re tender. Puree the soup in a countertop blender or with an immersion blender until it is completely smooth. Stir in the heavy cream and heat through. Season the soup with salt and pepper.

  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. French Food
  4. Soup and Stew Recipes
  5. Pumpkin Soup Recipe – French Pumpkin Soup Recipe

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.