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!

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