EASY HOMEMADE PUMPKIN SOUP

 The seeds of the pumpkins are the most common edible part of it. There are a lot of dishes around the world that contains pumpkin. And one of the best is the pumpkin soup. It can be served hot or cold and is commonly prepared during thanksgiving. Now that winter is coming, it is best to slurp on a hot, creamy, and delicious soup and enjoy the cold weather. Let me share with you an easy recipe of creamy pumpkin soup you can make any time at home.

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • Minced Garlic (1 clove)
  • 4-5 Black Peppercorn 
  • 6 Cups of Chicken Stock
  • Pumpkin Puree (4 cups)
  • Chopped Parsley
  • Chopped thyme (1 tsp)
  • Pumpkin
  • 1 1/2-2 Tsp of Salt depending on your taste
  •  Chopped Onion (1 cup)

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. With low heat, combine the stock, salt, pumpkin, garlic, thyme, black peppercorns, and onion then bring to boil. Simmer for 30 minutes without covering it. 
  2. Then puree the soup in little quantities. Using a food processor or blender take one cup at a time.
  3. Back to the pan, bring to a boil again in low heat then simmer for another 30 minutes without covering it. Stir gently adding the heavy cream.
  4. Now your tasty soup is ready to serve. Pour into soup bowls and garnish with fresh parsley.
  5. Enjoy with your favorite bread.

 

Your family and friends will surely love this. But do you know that aside from being tasty, pumpkin has great benefits to our body? They are impressively nutritious. They are rich in Vitamins and Minerals. A great source of Vitamin A that can help normalize vision and strengthen our immune system. They are high in Antioxidants that can compensate free radicals and preventing them from destroying your cells. But the best thing about pumpkin is that it is low in calories which can be added to your diet without the guilt if you want to lose weight. Pumpkin is rich in tryptophan or amino acid which is converted to serotonin that can help give you a better sleep. It is also rich in fiber that can help you have a healthy heart. 

 

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