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

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Related Categories: Pumpkin, Pumpkin Soup, Soup, Vegetables
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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)
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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