Autumn Essentials: Creamy Pumpkin Soup

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

Certain times of the year just cry out for certain types of soup, and I can’t think of a better time for yummy pumpkin soup than Autumn... Can you?

The smells that fill the test kitchen as it lovingly simmers are the quintessential smells of Autumn; they seem to blend seamlessly with the crisp air, and the multi-colored leaves falling from the trees. Ah, how I love this season.

Outside by a cozy fire pit, or in the sanctuary of your home, a warm bowl of this yummy goodness is the perfect way to end a perfect Autumn day.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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Comments:
Serves:
4 - 6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    cumin
  • 1 Tbsp
    coriander
  • 1 Tbsp
    ginger, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp
    salt, kosher variety
  • 1 tsp
    white pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp
    turmeric
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • 15 oz
    (1 can) fresh pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable or chicken stock, not broth
  • 13 oz
    (1 can) organic coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh honey

How to Make Autumn Essentials: Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather Your Ingredients (mise en place).
  3. Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven, or heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat.
  4. Add the onions, and the garlic.
  5. Sauté until the onions begin to soften, and slightly brown, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  6. Add the salt, pepper, ginger, cumin, turmeric, cayenne, cinnamon, and coriander, and stir until combined and fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  7. Add the pumpkin puree, stock, honey, and coconut milk.
  8. Bring the pot to a light simmer.
  9. Simmer for about 10 minutes, and during that time taste and further season the soup, if necessary.
  10. PLATE/PRESENT
  11. Place in some homey bowls, and serve while still nice and warm. You might even garnish with a bit of sour cream. Enjoy.
  12. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.
  13. ADDITIONAL RECIPES
  14. Here are some tips on making your own pumpkin puree:
    Pumpkin Puree Tips

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About Autumn Essentials: Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy




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