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Creamy Pumpkin Soup


Skip the fried appetizers and start with a healthy soup on Thanksgiving

Instead of the stuffing and gravy, have you ever thought about serving pumpkin soup during the holidays? This recipe can be cooked in a slow-cooker and made during the course of the day to save time.

Ingredients

  • 4 Cups pumpkin, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1 Cup zucchini, chopped
  • 1 Cup yellow onions, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup celery with stem, chopped
  • Vegetable stock (enough to cover vegetables)
  • 1 Cup red pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 6 to 7 Tablespoons olive oil, such as Gaea Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1 Cup crumbled goat cheese (or hard cheese)
  • 2 Teaspoons fresh grated ginger

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.


Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Thick and creamy pumpkin soup is a winter favorite. There are many ways to make it and a lot of people like it thick, rich and sweet, but there are also more savory options.

In some parts of Europe, for example, the soup will include onion, garlic, bacon and herbs. In other parts of the world this soup is made very sweet and can almost be compared to a dessert. No wonder thick and creamy pumpkin soup is so popular with the kids.

Personally I love the ‘comfort food’ kind of pumpkin soup and I love adding maple syrup, cream and other wonderful ingredients to bring out the flavor of the pumpkin. I like to roast my pumpkin before making the soup, just because it brings out the natural sweetness and enhances the flavors that are in the pumpkin.

Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Simple Yet So Delicious

You might be surprised by how few ingredients there are in this recipe but you honestly don’t need any more because the pumpkin has sufficient flavor for the whole soup, and the other ingredients just support the pumpkin flavor and round out the taste of the soup.

You will want to make this regularly once you try it. If you cannot get fresh pumpkin then you may use canned pumpkin (the 100% kind, not pumpkin pie filling) and it will be almost as good.