Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pistachios

[ 2 ] October 1, 2014 |

Luscious Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pistachios

We love pumpkins this time of the year. Warming and filling and specially  good during the Holiday season.

 This  luscious Pumpkin Soup topped  with Toasted Pistachio recipe is so easy.  This soup can be made with fresh  or canned pumpkin.

 Luscious Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pistachios


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Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pistachios
Serves: 6
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1½ cups chopped carrot (about 2 medium)
  • 1 cup chopped onion (about 1 medium)
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 5 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can salt-free pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted shelled pistachios , toasted
  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrot, and onion; cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add 3 cups broth and black pepper; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  2. Place one-third of vegetable mixture in a blender. Remove center piece of blender lid (to allow steam to escape); secure blender lid on blender. Place a clean towel over opening in blender lid (to avoid spills). Blend until smooth. Pour into a large bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining vegetable mixture.
  3. Return pureed vegetable mixture to Dutch oven; stir in remaining 2 cups broth and pumpkin. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in juice. Ladle 1 cup soup into each of 6 bowls; top each serving with about 1 teaspoon toasted pistachios. Serve immediately.

Adapted from Cooking Light.

Luscious Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pistachios



Marie Poulin
Marie Poulin is a passionate food blogger and professional personal chef who enjoys sharing her healthy, inventive, recipes. You can find her on social media and subscribe to her blog to receive instant blog updates and receive a free ebook, Tasty Quinoa Recipes!

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  1. I love the toasted pistachios on top of this soup. What a great combination.

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