Pumpkin Soup

Enjoy the rich flavors of fall with this simple soup. It's ready in 20 minutes.

Yield:

Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 (15 oz.) cans solid packed pumpkin
1 quart water
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; add onion and cook, stirring often until very soft, about 8 minutes. Add pumpkin, water, milk, syrup, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, whisking often. (Soup can be made 1 day ahead. Let cool and then cover and chill. Bring to a simmer before serving.)

Note:

October 2005