Pumpkin-Ale Soup

Use fresh pumpkin in place of the canned pumpkin purée when the ingredient is in season. You’ll need 33/4 cups of cooked, puréed fresh pumpkin.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 5 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 oz.) pumpkin purée
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 bottle (12 oz.) pale ale
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a 4-quart slow cooker, add the pumpkin purée, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, and vegetable broth. Stir well. Cover and cook over low heat for 4 hours.
  • Allow the soup to cool slightly, then process in a blender or with an immersion blender until smooth.
  • Pour the soup back into the slow cooker, add the beer, and cook for 1 hour over low heat. Sprinkle with ground nutmeg just before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 oz.) pumpkin purée
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 bottle (12 oz.) pale ale
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a 4-quart slow cooker, add the pumpkin purée, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, and vegetable broth. Stir well. Cover and cook over low heat for 4 hours.
  • Allow the soup to cool slightly, then process in a blender or with an immersion blender until smooth.
  • Pour the soup back into the slow cooker, add the beer, and cook for 1 hour over low heat. Sprinkle with ground nutmeg just before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1440mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars8g
Protein2g