Pumpkin Soup for Two – Asiago Cheese Adds a Special Touch to the Finish – How Did I Make this Soup Simple – I Reached for a Can of Pumpkin –

Pumpkin Soup

Holidays are fun and fun is exhausting. As much as I like to cook, these are days that require rest, even in the kitchen. Shortcuts are welcome. Here is my simple version of Pumpkin Soup for Two:

Ingredients:

1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1 Tablespoon grated ginger (or pinch of ginger powder)
1-1/2  or 2 cups chicken broth or chicken stock – as needed –
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2/3 can of pumpkin – more if needed –
1/4 cup of cream-  more or less – make it as creamy as you like
1/3 cup of grated Asiago cheese
salt to taste

Cook onions, celery, and carrot in butter for 5 to 8 minutes until onions are translucent. Add grated ginger and simmer for another minute. Add chicken broth and bring to boil. Simmer about 8 minutes or until onions and celery are tender and carrots are almost cooked. (If carrots are not mushy, they add a little crunch to the soup.) Add cinnamon and nutmeg.

Add as much pumpkin as it takes to make the soup the texture you desire. Stir and heat. Add as much cream as you like. Stir and heat. Add grated asiago cheese. Stir until melted.

Salt and/or pepper to taste. Serve warm.

 

 

 

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About Carol Ann Hoel

The new me - Carol Ann. More suitably said, the old me in new circumstances of life. Again. My history has developed in parts and chapters. In person, I am Wife, Mom, Grandma, Author, and Writer, in that order, more or less. Life is good because God is good.
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8 Responses to Pumpkin Soup for Two – Asiago Cheese Adds a Special Touch to the Finish – How Did I Make this Soup Simple – I Reached for a Can of Pumpkin –

  1. lesliepaints says:

    This looks delicious, Carol Ann. This, I will try. …and it doesn’t look too difficult. I’m not much of a cook but can follow a recipe. 🙂

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    • Thank you for stopping by, Leslie. This soup was very easy to make using canned pumpkin. I like simple recipes. I’m a learning cook. I have more time to devote to cooking now than I did when I had a full-time job. Blessings to you in the coming year and always…

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