Jerri's Pumpkin Soup

Originally this was my friend Diane's recipe, but I altered it a bit. I've often made this soup in very large quantities, when feeding vast amounts of people, at this time of year. I've become famous for this. People love it, and demand it every year for annual get-togethers.

A sure winner--guaranteed!

Yield: 2 to 6 servings -- depending on level of greediness

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Jerri's Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3 1/2 cups Fresh Pumpkin, peeled and diced
  • 1 1/3 cups Carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup Onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon Flour
  • 20-24 ounces Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Hot Sauce
  • For Garnish, Fresh or Dried Parsley
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Preparation Instructions

Heat the olive oil in a large pot. Add the pumpkin, carrots, onion and cumin. Saute 5 minutes, stirring.

Add flour and cook 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in chicken broth, salt, and hot sauce. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce, and simmer about 25 minutes.

Cool, puree in food processor, and return to pot. Heat well and adjust seasonings. Serve with fresh, or dried parsley, as a garnish.

Enjoy!

Yield: 2 to 6 servings -- depending on level of greediness
Helpful Hints

I like to double or triple the amount of cumin and hot sauce in the recipe.

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1 Comment

Debbie S

I did not have regular cumin on hand, so used black cumin and added 1 tablespoon of ground turmeric.
Tasted wonderful and will surely make again!
My daughter a can of corn for color

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