Simple Savory Pumpkin Soup

By Christine @ Yum and in Love
December 7, 2016
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Author Notes: Delicious and simple, this soup is the perfect winter comfort food. Top it with a dollop of sour cream or a dash of heavy cream and serve warm.Christine @ Yum and in Love

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup celery, diced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 13 ounces chicken broth
  • 16 ounces pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • sour cream (optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium to large stockpot over medium heat, melt butter and add in onion and celery until tender.
  2. Stir in broth, water, pumpkin puree, salt, pepper, bayleaf, marjoram and thyme. Bring to boiling, lower heat and simmer (uncovered) for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Discard bayleaf and stir in milk until heated through. Serve warm with a dollop of sour cream (optional).

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