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Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Soup

No recipe image available.A delicious savory cream of pumpkin soup with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg. Makes a lovely first course for a fall or winter holiday dinner.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups chicken broth
1 (16-ounce) can pumpkin
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1 cup half-and-half (light cream)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sauté chopped onion in butter until soft. Stir in chicken broth and canned pumpkin; heat through.
  2. Purée in a blender or food processor until smooth. Add sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and white pepper. Process again.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and slowly stir in half-and-half, stirring well. Heat through.

Makes 8 servings.