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Creamy Pumpkin Soup

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This Creamy Pumpkin Soup is more than just a meal; it’s a warm embrace on a cool autumn day. Its velvety texture and rich blend of flavors, from the earthy sweetness of pumpkin to the exotic creaminess of coconut milk, make each spoonful a delightful experience. Infused with the gentle sweetness of maple syrup and the aromatic warmth of cinnamon and nutmeg, this soup is a celebration of fall’s bounty. It’s a testament to how simple ingredients, when combined thoughtfully, can create a dish that’s both comforting and sophisticated.

Whether you’re looking for a cozy dinner to wind down a chilly day or a nutritious starter for your holiday meals, this pumpkin soup fits the bill perfectly. It’s not just food; it’s a moment of joy, a way to connect with the season’s essence through its vibrant color and heartwarming flavors. Serve it with a swirl of coconut milk and a sprinkle of cinnamon on top, and you’ve got a picture-perfect dish that’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate.

Full Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg pumpkin, peeled and cubed
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for sautéing

Directions:

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  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C (400°F). Toss the pumpkin cubes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast for 25-30 minutes until tender and slightly caramelized.
  2. In a large pot, heat a splash of olive oil over medium heat. Sauté the onion and garlic until translucent.
  3. Add the roasted pumpkin to the pot along with the vegetable broth. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth.
  5. Stir in the coconut milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with a swirl of coconut milk and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 50 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour

Kcal: 200 kcal per serving | Servings: 6

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