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Old November 18, 2012   #50
Zana
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Holiday Pumpkin Soup

This warm and kicky pumpkin soup has under 150 calories per serving and takes just minutes to prepare. Chicken broth and pumpkin do the legwork; spices such as cumin and coriander provide the depth.

Makes: 6 servings
Start to Finish 25 mins

Holiday Pumpkin Soup

ingredients
2 
tablespoons finely chopped onion
1/2
teaspoon curry powder
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon ground coriander
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 
tablespoon butter or margarine
2 
15 ounce cans pumpkin
2 
14 ounce cans chicken broth
1 
tablespoon packed brown sugar or maple syrup (optional)
1 
cup half and half, light cream or milk

Dairy sour cream (optional)

Fresh sage leaves (optional)

directions
1. In a large saucepan, cook onion, curry powder, cumin, coriander, and salt in hot butter until onion is tender. Whisk in pumpkin, chicken broth, and brown sugar or maple syrup, if desired, until well combined. Bring mixture just to boiling; reduce heat. Stir in half and half and heat through. If desired, garnish with sour cream and sage leaves. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

nutrition facts (Holiday Pumpkin Soup)
Servings Per Recipe 6, cal. (kcal) 137, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 21, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 16, dietary fiber (g) 4, protein (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 21623, vit. C (mg) 6, sodium (mg) 665, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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