PUMPKIN SOUP!

This is my absolute favourite soups to cook! not only does it taste DELISH, it also give me an excsue to use my Pumpkin shaped soup bowl

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You can either use a huge can of Libby’s pureed Pumpkin or you can use fresh pumpkin-about 2 lbs. Pretty simple recipe. Enjoy!

RECIPE

 

1 can  32 oz of pumpkin puree

1 tbsp olive oil

2-4 shallots, chopped

2-3 celery stalks, sliced

3-4 carrots, chopped 

OPTIONAL–2 MEDIUM DICED POTATOES

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

2 tsp cumin

a dash of allspice

a dash of cloves

dash of nutmeg

salt and pepper to taste

5 cups of vegetable stock.

For Garnish: either sour cream, greek yogurt, or parmesan cheese.

 

Heat oil in 3 quart saucepan. Add shallots and celery and saute about 5 minutes. Add carrots and (again add potatoes–OPTIONAL) saute 5 minutes longer. Add cumin, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Stir fry 2 minutes. Add pumpkin and vegetable stock. Bring to boil, cover and simmer gently 20 minutes, or until all vegetables are tender. Make sure to taste –my favourite part!- and adjust more seasonings if need be.

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Blend soup in food processor or blender/ hand blender until smooth. Return to pan, adjust seasonings to taste and heat through. Serve hot, garnished with swirl of greek yogurt or sour cream, and some parmesan cheese.  Makes 4 to 6 servings. 

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