Pumpkin Soup (for Diabetics)

Posted on 11. Oct, 2012 by in Food, Uncategorized

Need a soup for a someone with diabetes? Check this out! Who doesn’t love pumpkin soup in the fall? Now, there is a recipe for all types!¬†

Ingredients:

2 cans pumpkin (16-oz. cans)

1/4 tsp. allspice

1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

10 C. chicken broth

2 Tbsp. butter or margarine

1 C. yellow onions, chopped

1 C. leeks, cleaned, sliced

salt and white pepper, to taste

sour cream, low fat, for garnish

nutmeg, for garnish

chives, for garnish

Instructions:

 

In a large stockpot, combine pumpkin, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 30 minutes. In a separate saucepan, melt butter or margarine over medium heat. Sauté onion and leeks until golden, about 6 to 8 minutes. Stir into pumpkin mixture and heat for several minutes, stirring constantly. Taste for salt and white pepper. If soup is too thick, thin with additional broth. Serve very hot with a dollop of sour cream on top, a pinch of nutmeg, and chopped green onion tops.

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