Savor the flavors of fall with this comforting Spiced Pumpkin Soup. The combination of fresh pumpkin, aromatic spices, and a hint of cream creates a velvety and rich soup that’s perfect for chilly nights.
Spiced Pumpkin Soup
- 4 cups diced pumpkin
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup heavy cream
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped fresh parsley for garnish
- Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, sauté until softened.
- Add diced pumpkin and spices. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Pour in vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until pumpkin is tender.
- Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth.
- Stir in heavy cream and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Simmer for an additional 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
- Serve hot, garnished with chopped fresh parsley.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 220, Fat 15g, Carbohydrates 18g, Protein 3g