Easy Pumpkin Soup

Jessica S

By
@jmsqueglia

Quite possibly the easiest, yet most satisfying healthy soup. Velvety smooth without any added creams or processing. Ready in less than 10 minutes. Play around and add any veggies, meats, or spices you like!


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Serves:

6-8

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

32 oz
carton fat free lower sodium chicken broth*
30 oz
can 100% pure pumpkin
2-3
shallots, finely diced (~ 1/2 cup)**
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
smoked paprika
salt & pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium sauce pot, heat olive oil, add shallots and saute on medium heat a few minutes until soft and translucent.
2
Add chicken broth and bring to a boil. Whisk in smoked paprika(may want to start with 1 tbsp, and add more later to your tastes), then whisk in pumpkin. Add fresh cracked black pepper and salt to taste. Bring back to gentle boil then let simmer until desired thickness.
3
Optional: serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt or sour cream. To make a heartier soup, add in some cooked chopped/shredded roasted turkey or chicken, or cubed smoked ham.
*May substitute vegetable broth or water for chicken broth
**May substitute sweet onion or scallions for shallots

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy