Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Creamy Apple Pumpkin Soup

This is one of the wonderful soup I've ever tasted. It is mild, nutritious and has the perfect blend of flavors. The addition of apple gives a nice sweetness. And the texture is so soft and creamy. This is perfect before any meal.

Source: Myrecipes

2 tsps Butter or Margarine or any unflavored oil
1 cup chopped onion
3/4 tsp dried rubbed sage
1/2 tsp curry powder
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
3 tbsps all-purpose flour
500 ml vegetable stock or water
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tsp salt
3 cups deseeded, peeled & cubed fresh pumpkin (1 pound)
1 cup sweet cooking apple, chopped
1/4 cup milk

Melt butter in a big vessel over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add sage, curry powder, and nutmeg; cook 30 seconds. Stir in flour; cook 30 seconds. Add broth, tomato paste, and salt, stirring well with a whisk. Stir in pumpkin and apple; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until pumpkin is tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool slightly.

Place mixture in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Return mixture to to the vessel; add milk. Cook until thoroughly heated. Garnish with sage sprigs, if desired.


Parita said...

Wow soup looks extra ordinary!

Happy cook said...

Pumpkin soup is one of my favourite too.
This looks so yumm, love the design too.

Jo said...

I love pumpkin soup and have tried a version of it with carrots. But the addition of apple has really taken me aback. It sure does look delicious!

Priya said...

Gorgeous pumpkin Soup, beautiful presentation..

Sireesha said...

Soup looks flavorful and yummy!

Irina@PastryPal said...

One of my favorite soup flavors. I like the polka dots of garnish.

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