Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Soup
By DK on Nov 04, 2009
Nothing beats a warming soup. And with so many pumpkin based recipes that i have been making, it was inevitable that Pumpkin soup had to be one of them. I know I had made a Roasted Pumpkin soup long back, but then there are always variations galore. I had this one recipe from a neighbor which has such a creamy texture, that I had to make it. What more, it had this one ingredient which I am absolutely crazy about. Peanut Butter.
Along with the homemade pumpkin puree, it also has sweet potatoes along with peanut butter. They make a delicious soup and a different one from our regular affair. Its nutritious thanks to the way it is cooked with myriad flavors coming together. Try it for yourself. It will warm you up in a jiffy in the winters.
Prep Time: Under 15 min
Cook Time: Under 30 min
Serves: 2 people
- 1 cup homemade pumpkin puree
- 1 medium sweet potato
- 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
- 1 tbsp butter
- about 1-2 cups vegetable stock or water
- salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
- few chives for garnish ( or any herb of your choosing)
Chop the sweet potatoes roughly and steam them.
Until soft. Instead of boiling, I almost always try to steam them.
Blend it into smooth puree. You can peel the skin, I prefer them on.
In a pan, melt the butter in low heat and stir pumpkin, sweet potatoes and peanut butter.
Add the stock/water and seasoning. Stir until it becomes smooth and well blended.
Cook for about 10 minutes. You can garnish it with chives and sour cream.
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