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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 78.0
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,049.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Fresh Pumpkin Soup

Submitted by: DCJERBEAR

Introduction

Looking for a way to use your pumpkin from Halloween? This is a great recipe that is low in fat and calories. Add some bread and it is a perfect fall/winter soup.

From Taste of Home
Looking for a way to use your pumpkin from Halloween? This is a great recipe that is low in fat and calories. Add some bread and it is a perfect fall/winter soup.

From Taste of Home

Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

    8 cups chopped fresh pumpkin ( 3 pounds)
    4 cups low sodium chicken broth (I use college inn 99% fat free).
    3 small tart apples (peeked and chopped)
    1 medium onion, chopped
    2 tsp minced fresh gingeroot (or ground ginger)
    2 tbsp lemon juice
    2 garlic cloves (minced)
    1.2 tsp salt

Directions

In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first eight ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until pumpkin and apples are tender.
Meanwhile, toss pumpkin seeds with oil and salt. Spread onto an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 250° for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside.
Cool soup slightly; process in batches in a blender. Transfer to a large saucepan; heat through. Garnish with toasted pumpkin seeds. Yield: 9 servings (about 2 quarts).

TOASTED PUMPKIN SEEDS:
1/2 cup fresh pumpkin seeds
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
(not in original calorie count)


Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DCJERBEAR.






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  • i'm sorry. my family just didn't care for this recipe. after we all tried it i added 1/4 cup of organic cane sugar and 1/4 cup of fat free half and half and some mrs. dash. it tasted better but still not something i could sit down and enjoy a bowl of. - 11/10/10

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