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pumpkin soup

a recipe by
Cindi Marie Bauer
Marshfield, WI

I thoroughly enjoy this pumpkin soup. Plus it's quite easy to make using a (15 ounce) can of pure pumpkin.

serves 4 to 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pumpkin soup

  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    diced yellow onion
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2
    (14.5 oz.) cans with 33% less sodium chicken broth
  • 1
    (15 oz.) can solid packed pumpkin
  • 4 tsp
    dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper, which i purchased at festival foods
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream

How To Make pumpkin soup

  • 1
    In a large saucepan, (3-quart size) sauté the onion in butter over medium to medium-high heat for about 1 minute and 30 seconds.
  • 2
    Remove pan from heat, then stir in the flour, both cans of chicken broth, canned pumpkin, dark brown sugar, the salt, white pepper, and the ground nutmeg; stir well.
  • 3
    Return the pan to the stove, and over medium heat, cook and stir until soup comes to a boil (in about 10 minutes).
  • 4
    Now add the cream, and continue simmering the soup for 5 more minutes, or until soup is heated through.