Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup
Creamy Pumpkin Soup

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Prep time

5m

Total time

40m

Yields

6

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La Cocina Goya

A comforting, simple pumpkin soup

Nothing warms the chill of a crisp autumn day quite like a bowl of this silky, smooth pumpkin soup. And when you use GOYA® Powdered Chicken Flavored Bouillon, you’ll see how deliciously easy this pumpkin soup recipe is to make. Simply simmer, blend, season and serve!

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Ingredients

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1 tbsp.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award for overall quality.*

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1

 small yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

 

1 tsp.

GOYA® Minced Garlic, or 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 lbs.

 pumpkin or butternut squash, seeded, peeled and cut into 2” cubes

 

1 cup

 heavy cream, divided

 

1 tbsp.

toasted pumpkin seeds (optional)

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Directions

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Step 1

Heat oil in medium pot over medium-high heat. Add onions; cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and translucent, about 10 minutes. Add garlic, cumin and crushed red pepper; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute more.

Step 2

Add 4 cups water, pumpkin, and bouillon to pot. Bring water to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until pumpkin is tender, about 15 minutes.

Step 3

Puree soup in batches in blender; return to pot (Or, use submersion blender to puree soup until smooth). Stir in ¾ cup cream. Bring soup to boil; reduce heat to low. Simmer until soup thickens, about 10 minutes. Season with adobo.

Step 4

To serve, divide soup evenly among serving bowls. Drizzle remaining cream over soup; garnish with pumpkin seeds, if desired.

Tip by La Cocina Goya

Confidently Blend Hot Soup

Caution is required when blending hot soup. The reason: hot liquid creates pressure in the closed blender. When the motor runs, pressure builds causing the soup to forcefully escape through the lid. To sidestep splatters, try this: First, fill the blender no more than halfway with soup. Then, crack the lid to release steam. Cover with a kitchen towel and hold the lid as you blend, gradually increasing the motor’s speed. The results: smooth soup and a clean kitchen!

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