Pumpkin Soup With Spiced Croutons Recipe

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Pumpkin Soup with spiced croutons

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Can't remember where I found this, but it sure looked good to me.I think it was the spices in the soup and the spiced croutons.


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Ingredients

2 medium carrots, sliced
2 tbsp. butter
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cans pumpkin, 15 oz. each
1 box reduced sodium chicken broth, 32 oz
1/2 cup half and half or light cream
1/2 cup water
3 tbsp. maple syrup
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 recipe spiced croutons, recipe follows
celery leaves, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large pan, cook carrots in hot butter over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add onion, celery, and garlic. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or til vegetables are tender.
2
Stir in pumpkin, broth, half and half, water, maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice. Heat through. Season with salt and pepper.
3
To serve, top soup with spiced croutons and celery leaves. Makes 8 side dish serving.
Spiced Croutons: In bowl, toss 3 cups 1 inch bread cubes with 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice. In large skillet, cook bread cubes in 2 Tbsp. hot butter for 8 minutes or til toasted, turning occasionally.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Vegetable Soup