Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin, ginger, nutmeg, cream and applesauce flavor this pureed soup that's elegant and satisfying. Best of all, it's ready in 45 minutes.

Pumpkin Soup
SERVINGS
6
PREP TIME
10 mins
TOTAL TIME
45 mins
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Pumpkin, Pumpkin Soup, Soup, Vegetables
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth (Regular, Natural Goodness or Certified Organic)
  • 1 15 ounce can unsweetened pumpkin
  • 1 8 ounce jar applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Your favorite Pepperidge Farm® croutons (optional)
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Directions
1. 
Heat the butter in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until it's tender. Sprinkle the flour over the onion and stir until mixed. Add the chicken broth, pumpkin, applesauce, ginger and nutmeg and stir until the mixture is smooth. Heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
2. 
Stir in the cream and heat through. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper and serve immediately with croutons, if desired.
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