Pumpkin and Ginger Soup

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 large stalk celery, sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ tsp. dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups pumpkin, cut into 1" cubes
  • 3 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups water
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cloves
  • ⅛ tsp. ground allspice
  • ⅛ tsp. ground mace
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil and sauté the onions and celery, stirring until the onions are transparent.
  • Add the bay leaves, thyme, oregano, carrots, pumpkin, ginger, cinnamon, and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 25 minutes.
  • Remove and discard the bay leaves. Use a hand blender to purée the soup. (Alternatively, transfer the soup to a blender or food processor to purée it.) Serve warm, sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 large stalk celery, sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ tsp. dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups pumpkin, cut into 1" cubes
  • 3 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups water
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cloves
  • ⅛ tsp. ground allspice
  • ⅛ tsp. ground mace
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat the oil and sauté the onions and celery, stirring until the onions are transparent.
  • Add the bay leaves, thyme, oregano, carrots, pumpkin, ginger, cinnamon, and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 25 minutes.
  • Remove and discard the bay leaves. Use a hand blender to purée the soup. (Alternatively, transfer the soup to a blender or food processor to purée it.) Serve warm, sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium45mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars4g
Protein1g