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Pumpkin Soup Recipe

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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.

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