Smoky Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Chipotle chilis add smoky heat to this seasonal soup.

Serves: 8Prep: 20 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Sour cream, green onion, cilantro and/or lime wedges, as desired

Directions

  • Heat oil a 4 quart saucepan over medium heat; add onions, carrots, celery, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook 5-7 minutes until fragrant and slightly softened.
  • Add chipotle, adobo sauce, pumpkin and chicken broth. Bring to a boil; reduce to simmer and allow to cook 30 minutes until vegetable are tender. Using an immersion blender or food processer to puree the soup until smooth; stir in cream. Adjust seasoning to taste; garnish as desired.
  • Tip: For an even smoother soup pour through a fine mesh sieve before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Sour cream, green onion, cilantro and/or lime wedges, as desired

Directions

  • Heat oil a 4 quart saucepan over medium heat; add onions, carrots, celery, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook 5-7 minutes until fragrant and slightly softened.
  • Add chipotle, adobo sauce, pumpkin and chicken broth. Bring to a boil; reduce to simmer and allow to cook 30 minutes until vegetable are tender. Using an immersion blender or food processer to puree the soup until smooth; stir in cream. Adjust seasoning to taste; garnish as desired.
  • Tip: For an even smoother soup pour through a fine mesh sieve before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium1670mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars10g
Protein7g