Pumpkin soup, recommended Fall recipe

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I just read an article about Ayurveda, the 5000 year old Indian health philosophy. It said that pumpkin is the perfect food for the autumn, because our bodies need warmth and serotonin to get ready for winter. And that is exactly what pumpkin does for us. So get cooking!

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Pumpkin soup, recommended Fall recipe

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Recipe by: Petroeska
Category: Soups, Vegetarian and vegan recipes
Cuisine: american
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25 minutes
216.44 kcal
  • 2 pounds (1 kg) pumpkin, skin and seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 onion roughly chopped
  • 2 medium-sized potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 large carrot peeled and diced
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth (stock)
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste (if needed)
  • 1/2 cup half and half (or light cream)
  • 1/2 cooked bacon to serve (optional)
  • Fresh parsley to serve (optional)


10 minutes
15 minutes
Ready in
25 minutes
  1. Place all ingredients, except cream, in a large pot or saucepan
  2. Bring to a simmer over medium heat until vegetables are tender
  3. Take off heat. Using a stick blender, blend until smooth
  4. Add the cream and stir through (do not boil after adding cream).
  5. Add any salt or pepper if needed, and serve with bacon and parsley (if desired)

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