On a cold gloomy day all I want to have when I get home, is soup, to start with of-course, and sometimes, when the soup is really good, I just want to have it all day. It is just so pleasant to have.
When I was child, I used to associate pumpkin only to Halloween, I was never aware of how good the food made of pumpkin is until recently. Today as soon as I hear we have pumpkin soup for lunch or dinner, I just can’t wait to start with it, pumpkin soup and precisely this recipe below is heaven, it is super good that one dish is never enough.
Why is soup good for the soul?
Soup is warm, and it soothes the throat, soup feels warm on a cold day, and you can enjoy the feeling of defrosting. Soups are generally made out of vegetables and sometimes with some fruit which makes most soups very healthy and high in vitamins.
Why is pumpkin good for your soul?
Pumpkins are very low in calories!!!! Now isn’t that one of the most important things on our health list? It is a wild vegetable; it is rich in vitamins and vital antioxidants. Pumpkins contain no saturated fats or cholesterol. Pumpkins are rich in fiber, which will keep you full for a while and it also has minerals. Pumpkins are very high in vitamin A, which proves to promote vision. And what is better than all of this is that pumpkin helps keep your skin look younger, the beta-carotene found in pumpkins will help protect your skin from the sun’s UV rays as well as the pulp can be used for fantastic facial masks.
Now let’s get down to business, the great recipe is very easy to follow, all you need is the following ingredients some good cozy song, scent candle and enjoy your cooking while you are at it. Have a fantastic warm winter and happy holidays.
All photos are taken with a CANON 70D
Makes enough for 6 people – Total time required: 1hour
1 pumpkin (2kilo & orange color)
5 cups of water
1 tablespoon of salt
½ bag of onion soup (ready-made powder soup) “Suzie|s speciality
1 tablespoon of butter
1 tablespoon of flour
1 tablespoon of white pepper
1 small can of light cooking cream
Peel the pumpkin and cut it into medium PIECES.
In a large saucepan, add the PIECES OF pumpkiN, 5 cups of water and bring to boil over medium heat, and then add the salt.
After 30 minutes and once you feel the pumpkin is very tender add everything into a blender along with the powder soup and blend them until creamy.
In a clean large sauce pan add the butter, flour, and white pepper and stir for few minutes.
Add the creamy mixture of pumpkin over the butter mix in the sauce pan and stir until it boils.
Add the cooking cream to the soup and leave to boil for 5 minutes.
Taste for amendments, your soup is ready to serve.