Simple Pumpkin Soup

Recipe posted in: Healthy Sides & Snacks

This Simple Pumpkin Soup is exactly that: Simple. But it certainly doesn’t taste like it! Full of rich pumpkin flavor and featuring a smooth creamy texture, this cozy soup is sure to become a seasonal staple in your home.

Whip up a big batch of it and freeze the extras so you can look forward to a delicious and warm bowl whenever the mood strikes! One serving of this Simple Pumpkin Soup counts as one SmartCarb and one Extra on the Nutrisystem program. Make sure to log it in the NuMi App!

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Servings: Makes 4 servings

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups low sodium vegetable or chicken broth
  • 4 cups pure pumpkin puree
  • 1.5 cups non-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • Cilantro or basil leaves (for garnish)

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, blend broth, pumpkin puree, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, curry powder and ground ginger
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 10 minutes
  4. Stir in milk
  5. Return to a simmer, and cook 5 more minutes, uncovered, stirring often, until heated through