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I'm not sure where I got this recipe, but I hadn't made it for a while and was craving it. It's such a comforting soup, and the cool sour cream is really nice mixed in with the hot curried soup. Dino doesn't usually like soup, but he LOVES this one. It comes together pretty quickly, too. My only word of caution is to make sure you get pureéd pumpkin only, and not pumpkin pie mix. My father-in-law got the canned pumpkin for it last year, and we didn't realize until it was too late (and too sweet!) that he had gotten the pie mix. Consider yourself warned!





Curried Pumpkin Soup


6 servings


2 tablespoons butter
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
¼ cup onion, chopped
2 tablespoons all purpose white flour
1 tablespoon curry powder
3 cups chicken broth
2 cups canned pumpkin
1 tablespoon honey
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ teaspoon black pepper
12 ounce can evaporated milk
sour cream
chives, chopped


Melt butter in a large saucepan; add mushrooms and onion, and cook until tender, stirring often.


Stir in flour and curry powder; gradually add chicken broth, and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened.


Stir in pumpkin and next 4 ingredients; reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in milk, and cook, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. Garnish, if desired.


MacGourmet Rating: 5 Stars
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On September 8th, 2008 12:49 am (UTC), squints63 commented:
Just to let you know..
I made this and this is pretty good shit.

<3 Jubee
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On September 9th, 2008 12:30 am (UTC), chopaholic replied:
Re: Just to let you know..
a) kickass!
2) you need to get your ass on facebook!!
83) i miss you!!! <3
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On September 28th, 2008 05:21 pm (UTC), helene-lacuisine.blogspot.com commented:
It's starting to cool around here and this will be the perfect recipe for those automn nights.
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