Pumpkin soup (american)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 tablespoons Butter
1 large Finely chopped onion
1 medium Carrot, finely chopped
1 can Chicken broth
1 cup Water
1 can (1 lb) pumpkin
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Each pepper, cinnamon, ginger
⅛ teaspoon Nutmeg
\N \N Light cream or half and half

Melt 3 T butter and saute 1 large finely chopped onion, 1 medium carrot - finely chopped, till golden, about 8 minutes. Add 1 can chicken broth and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered, 15 minutes. You can use two cups vegetable broth.

Puree in blender and and return to pot. Add 1 lb. can of pumpkin, 1 tsp salt, ¼ tsp each pepper, cinnamon, ginger and ⅛ tsp nutmeg. Heat while wisking until smooth. Simmer 10 minutes. Slowly stir in light cream or half and half and reheat but do not boil. (The recipe doesn't say how much cream, just use your own judgement).

Posted to EAT-L Digest 02 Apr 97 by Jean Jones <bruja@...> on Apr 3, 1997

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