Sweet Spiced Pumpkin Soup
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ tablespoons butter
  • ¾ cup diced carrot
  • ¾ cup diced celery
  • ¾ cup sliced ripe banana
  • ½ onion,chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3½ cups chicken broth, divided
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • ¾ cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon dried sage
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon yellow curry powder
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add carrots, celery, banana, onion, garlic. Saute vegetables until they are soft, approximately 10 minutes.
  2. Add ½ cup of broth, then transfer mixture to blender, or use submersion blender, and blend until smooth. Return mixture to pot and add remaining 3 cups of broth and all other remaining ingredients. Bring soup to a boil and simmer over medium-high heat for 15 minutes.
  3. Cool slightly. Using a submersion blender, or carefully transferring mixture in batches to a blender, puree soup until smooth. Return soup to pot and season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro if desired. Serve warm.
Notes
Adapted from Bon Appetit
Recipe by Some the Wiser at https://somethewiser.com/2012/09/sweet-spiced-pumpkin-soup.html