Pumpkin Peanut Soup

Pumpkin Peanut Soup

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
18 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
6

Reminiscent of peanut soups made by French settlers to the Louisiana bayou country this luscious pumpkin and peanut soup makes a delightful first course for an elegant meal or is a great choice for a lunch or dinner entrée.

Ingredients

Directions

MELT butter in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, shallots and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in marjoram and thyme; cook for 1 minute. Stir in broth and pumpkin; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in milk and peanut butter.

TRANSFER mixture to blender or food processor (in batches, if necessary); cover. Blend until smooth. Return to saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until heated through.



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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/6 of recipe
  • Calories 249
  • Calories from Fat 153

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 17.1g 26%
  • Saturated Fat 5.6g 28%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 5%
  • Sodium 675mg 27%
  • Carbohydrates 17.1g 6%
  • Dietary Fiber 4.8g 19%
  • Sugars 2.3g
  • Protein 10.3g
  • Vitamin A 7%
  • Vitamin C 11%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 10%

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