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The cold has arrived! This is the best recipe to make homemade pumpkin soup

The cold has arrived!  This is the best recipe to make homemade pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup is rich in vitamins A and C, fiber and antioxidants. Learn step by step how to make this recipe.

For very cold days, there is nothing like a plate of hot food to comfort the body. Pumpkin soup It is the perfect choice not only for its exquisite flavor, but also for its high nutritional value. Rich in vitamins A and C, fiber and antioxidants essentials, this soup offers a healthy and balanced option for any diet.

Originally from various cultures around the world, from America to Asia, pumpkin soup reached Argentine tables, especially during the fall and winter months, taking advantage of the abundant pumpkin season. Its versatility in preparation allows for a wide variety of interpretationsfrom the incorporation of carrots to touches of ginger or coconut milk.

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Step by step: how to prepare pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup: ingredients

For this line these ingredients are necessary:

  • 1 kg pumpkin (about a medium pumpkin), peeled and cut into cubes.
  • 1 large onion, chopped.
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced.
  • 1 liter of vegetable broth.
  • 200 ml of heavy cream (optional for a creamier soup).
  • olive oil spoons.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

Preparation of pumpkin soup

This pumpkin soup recipe requires just 45 minutes in total for preparation.

  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped garlic and cook for 1 more minute, taking care not to burn it.
  4. Add the cubed pumpkin to the pot and stir well to coat it with the sauce.
  5. Pour in the vegetable broth to cover the pumpkin and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 25 minutes or until the squash is tender.
  7. Remove the pot from the heat and, using a hand blender or a regular blender, process the soup until you obtain a smooth and homogeneous texture.
  8. For a creamier soup, add the heavy cream and mix well.
  9. Adjust salt, pepper, nutmeg and ginger to taste.
  10. Serve hot and decorate with a little cream or toasted pumpkin seeds if you wish.

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