Just A Pinch Recipe

Just A Pinch Recipe

By Janet Tharpe

 

 

 

Roasted Pumpkin Rules inFall-Flavored Soup Cookingwith pumpkin is intimidating no more! Its hard exterior and bright orange fleshdoesn’t immediately scream “yum,” but once roasted, a deep, caramelized flavor develops. Homecook Crystal Rogers has been making this delicious pumpkin soup for years. Thefresh thyme, grated nutmeg and sweet onions magically meld with the pumpkinflavor. A dollop of curry sour cream and toasted seeds finishes it offperfectly. Seestep-by-step photos of Crystal’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooksaround the country: www.justapinch.com/pumpkinsoup You’llalso find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win! Enjoy and remember, use”just a pinch”… “I’veserved [this soup] in small individual hollowed out pumpkins for Thanksgiving,and my family and friends loved it!” -CrystalRogers {{more}} Roasted Pumpkin Soup What You Need *olive oil *1/4 tsp curry powder *1 c sour cream *1/2 stick unsalted butter *3 c chopped sweet onions *5 c roasted pumpkin, skin removed, chunked *8 c good vegetable stock *1 tsp fresh thyme, finely minced *1/4 tsp fresh grated nutmeg *1 tbsp agave syrup *2 c cream *sea salt and pepper to taste *1 c sour cream *1/4 tsp curry powder *1/2 c toasted pumpkin seeds *3 tbsp raw blue agave nectar *1 c chopped cilantro, divided Directions •To prepare pumpkin, cut in half and scrape out seeds. Cut into thick wedges,brush lightly with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and bake on a baking sheet at350 degrees F for about an hour or until tender. •Whisk curry powder into sour cream and chill. •When pumpkin is fully cooked, in a large stockpan melt the butter and saute theonions until very soft. •Add roasted pumpkin and stock. Puree with stick blender . •Add thyme, nutmeg and agave, then bring to simmer, stirring occasionally for 10to 15 minutes. Stir in cream and season to taste with salt and pepper. •Serve warm in bowls, garnish with a dollop of the curry cream and sprinkle withpumpkin seeds. Submittedby: Crystal Rogers, Medecino, CA www.justapinch.com/pumpkinsoup ©2011 Just A Pinch Recipe Club. Broughtto you by American Hometown Media Usedby Permission. Creative Ways to Add Storage to Your Home