Pumpkin Chowder

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 172.9
  • Total Fat: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.7 mg
  • Sodium: 474.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g

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Introduction

Sounds unusual, but try it! It's excellent for using up your Halloween pumpkins. Sounds unusual, but try it! It's excellent for using up your Halloween pumpkins.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    4 cups peeled, cubed potatos
    1 cup sliced carrots
    1/2 cup chopped celery
    2 tbsp finely chopped green pepper
    2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
    1/4 cup butter or margarine
    1/3 cup water
    3 tbsp flour
    1-1/2 cups pumpkin puree
    1-1/2 tsp salt
    1/8 tsp pepper
    1-2 tsp parsley flakes or fresh parsley
    1 tsp sugar
    2 cups water
    1 cup low fat milk

Directions

In a heavy soup pot, combine potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, green pepper, and broth.
Cook at a medium boil for 10 minutes. Add butter.
Mix water and flour with a fork until smooth and pour into soup pot.
Add pumpkin, salt, pepper, parsley, sugar and 2 cups water. Reduce heat and cook on low until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
Stir in milk and heat until hot.


Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KARATEMAMABEAR.

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    this sounded sooo good, i made it, but substituted cut up califlower for the potatoes----delicious!!!!!!!!! - 2/25/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I just made this delicious soup. Mistakenly, I added the milk after the first 10 minute cooking time. It was still excellent. I would cook it this way the next time. I ended up with 10 cups of soup, allowing 1 1/4 cups per serving. - 6/8/07

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  • Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have any milk, but it was good without it. - 3/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Pumpkin soup is eaten often in the wintertime in Australia. It is my favorite soup! Don't knock it until you have tried it!! - 2/26/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    this was very easy, and very tasty. i'm sure i'll make it again soon. - 3/7/08

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