Pumpkin Soup

While it looks elegant and is an appealing addition to a holiday meal, this creamy soup is so simple to make. Don't be surprised when your family asks for a second helping.

Yield

6 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth
1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in broth, pumpkin, brown sugar, salt, pepper and nutmeg; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add cream; cook for 2 minutes or until heated through.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 20 minutes

Nutritional Information

1 serving (1 cup) equals 212 calories, 19 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 427 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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