Pumpkin Bisque Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Finely minced shallots/White part of green onions2 Tablespoon
 Condensed chicken broth/2 1/2 cups homemade chicken / goose broth21 1⁄2 Ounce (Undiluted, 2 Cans, 10 3/4 Ounce Each)
 Canned pumpkin1 Pound (1 Can)
 Dried thyme leaves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1 Dash
 Ground allspice1 Dash
 Heavy cream1⁄2 Pint (1 Cup)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1241 Calories from Fat 962

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g167.2%

Saturated Fat 63.8 g318.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 391.8 mg

Sodium 4855.7 mg202.3%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.6%

Dietary Fiber 13.8 g55.1%

Sugars 21.5 g

Protein 17 g34.2%

Vitamin A 1498.3% Vitamin C 39.4%

Calcium 31.5% Iron 46.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In 3-quart saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter. Add shallots; saute until tender.
Stir in broth, pumpkin, thyme, pepper, nutmeg and allspice; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.
Add cream; continue cooking until hot but not boiling. (If using homemade broth, add salt to taste.)
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