Pumpkin soup, Not only is it easy to make, but it's also warming and comforting. Plus, there are so many different ways to make it, that you can never get bored. Whether you're looking for a simple recipe or something more elaborate, I've got you covered. So get ready to cozy up with a bowl of pumpkin soup.
Pumpkin Soup is warming and comforting
I'm not exactly sure when I first started making pumpkin soup, but it's something that I've come to love. Not only is it easy to make, but it's also warming and comforting. Plus, there are so many different ways to make it, that you can never get bored. Whether you're looking for a simple recipe or something more elaborate, I've got you covered. So get ready to cozy up with a bowl of pumpkin soup.
(NOTE): The video is an ALTERNATIVE recipe for making Pumpkin Soup. Use as a guideline. I use the recipe below.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 4 cups chicken broth or stock
- 2 cups pumpkin puree
- ½ cup coconut cream ( or any other cream alternatives )
- sea salt and black pepper to taste
- In a large soup pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat until hot. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and chicken broth or stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Stir in the pumpkin puree and coconut, and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes more. Serve hot, garnished with a dollop of sour cream or some chopped fresh parsley, if desired. Enjoy!
Health benefits of eating Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin soup is not only delicious comfort food, but it's also a healthy option. Here are some of the health benefits of eating pumpkin soup:
- Pumpkin soup is loaded with nutrients like beta-carotene, vitamin C, and potassium.
- It's a great source of fiber, which can help keep you regular and promote heart health.
- The anti-inflammatory properties of pumpkin may help reduce the risk of diseases like cancer and arthritis.
- Soup is a great way to warm up on a chilly day, and the antioxidants in pumpkin could help protect you from winter colds and flu bugs.