Velvety Roasted Pumpkin Soup



Velvety Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Picture this: it’s a crisp autumn evening, and you’re enveloped in the warm, comforting aroma of Velvety Roasted Pumpkin Soup. This recipe, a symphony of seasonal flavors, is the embodiment of fall coziness. As the leaves outside transform into a riot of reds and golds, this soup brings together the earthiness of roasted pumpkin, the sweetness of caramelized onions, and a hint of warming spices. With every spoonful, you’re transported to a world of comfort and culinary delight.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized sugar pumpkin
  • 2 onions, peeled and quartered
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for roasting

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Cut the pumpkin into halves, scoop out the seeds, and brush the flesh with olive oil. Place it on a baking tray along with the onions, garlic, and carrots. Roast them for about 45 minutes or until tender.
  2. Once roasted, let the vegetables cool slightly. Remove the pumpkin flesh from the skin.
  3. In a pot, sauté any remaining onion and garlic until translucent. Add the roasted vegetables, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a gentle boil.
  4. Use an immersion blender to purée the soup until velvety smooth.
  5. Stir in the heavy cream and let the soup simmer for another 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  6. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with a swirl of cream, a sprinkle of nutmeg, and a few toasted pumpkin seeds.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Velvety Roasted Pumpkin Soup is a soul-soothing blend of roasted pumpkin, caramelized onions, and autumn spices, finished with a touch of cream.

Nutrition: Calories – 220, Total Fat – 14g, Carbohydrates – 22g

Picture yourself savoring each spoonful of this soul-warming soup, as the flavors dance on your palate. Velvety Roasted Pumpkin Soup isn’t just a recipe; it’s an invitation to embrace the season’s bounty and indulge in a bowl of pure comfort. This soup is the epitome of fall’s embrace, capturing the essence of crisp evenings and the joy of sharing heartwarming meals with loved ones.

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