Creamy Southwestern Pumpkin Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 149.0
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.5 mg
  • Sodium: 816.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 8.9 g

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Low Calorie, Low Fat, Make Ahead, and you can freeze it. Low Calorie, Low Fat, Make Ahead, and you can freeze it.
Number of Servings: 10


    2 tbsp. butter or margarine
    1 large onion, chopped (about 2 cups)
    1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    5 cups chicken broth
    1 large baking potato, peeled and chopped
    11/4 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. chili powder
    1/2 tsp. ground cumin
    1 (15-oz.) can pumpkin
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    2 cups milk
    3 tbsp. fresh lime juice
    Garnishes; sour cream, fresh cilantro sprigs


Melt butter in a large sauce pan/dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, jalapeño pepper. and garlic; saute 15 minutes. Add chicken broth and next 4 ingredients; cook , stirring often, 30 minutes or until potato is tender. Remove from heat, and cool sightly (5 to 10 minutes).
Process potato mixture, pumpkin, and 1/4 cup cilantro, in batches, in a food processor or blender until smooth. stopping to scrape down sides.
Return to large sauce pan/dutch oven; stir in milk , and simmer 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in lime juice; garnish, if desired.
Yields 10 cups; Serving size 1 cup

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LILWITCH13.

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