Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Friday October 08, 2010

Carole’s Concoctions:
Gordon Hyatt’s Pumpkin Soup

This is the simplest and most delicious soup.  Thank you Gordon!!
Jim said he loved the flavors.  And pumpkin is really healthy!!

One sugar pumpkin, cut in half, seeded
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 apples, peeled and chopped
1 potato. peeled and chopped
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp butter
4 cups Chicken broth
Cumin, to taste

In a 400 degree oven, roast pumpkin by placing flesh-down with about 1" water and cover with tin foil for about 30 minutes.

1. Saute onion and butter in a soup pot

2. Add potatoes, apples, garlic and saute
3. Add 4 cups chicken broth
4. Add cooked pumpkin
5. Puree in a cuisinart or blender

6. Add cumin to taste