Creamy Pumpkin Soup: Fall Favorite
When the leaves turn golden and there’s a gentle crispness in the air, it’s time to indulge in the heartwarming flavors of fall. One dish that never fails to capture the essence of the season is our luscious Creamy Pumpkin Soup. This recipe is a celebration of autumn’s bounty, bringing together the earthy richness of pumpkin with a medley of aromatic spices, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds.
- 3 cups fresh pumpkin, peeled and diced
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup heavy cream
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, sautéing until they’re soft and translucent.
- Add the diced pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cook for a few minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
- Pour in the vegetable broth and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer. Let it cook until the pumpkin is tender.
- Using an immersion blender, carefully blend the soup until it’s smooth and velvety.
- Stir in the heavy cream, and let the soup simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve the soup hot, garnished with a swirl of cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg. Pair it with crusty bread for the ultimate fall comfort experience.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Creamy Pumpkin Soup is the embodiment of autumn in a bowl, offering warmth and comfort with every spoonful.
Nutrition information: Calories: 220; Fat: 15g; Carbohydrates: 18g; Protein: 3g
When you savor a spoonful of this Creamy Pumpkin Soup, you’re not just enjoying a dish – you’re tasting the very essence of fall. It’s the feeling of cozy evenings wrapped in blankets, the sound of leaves crunching underfoot, and the joy of sharing a hearty meal with loved ones. As you take that first delightful sip, let the flavors transport you to the heart of autumn, where warmth and memories blend in perfect harmony.