Creamy Pumpkin Soup
A velvety-smooth pumpkin soup that's perfect for a first course.
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (15-ounce) can LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and sugar; cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until soft. Add broth, water, salt and pepper; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Stir in pumpkin, evaporated milk and cinnamon. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
- Transfer mixture to food processor or blender (in batches, if necessary); process until smooth. Return to saucepan. Serve warm.
Makes 5 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/5 of recipe): Calories: 230 Calories from Fat: 140 Total Fat: 15 g Saturated Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 50 mg Sodium: 490 mg Carbohydrates: 17 g Dietary Fiber: 4 g Sugars: 12 g Protein: 7 g.
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