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Pumpkin Soup
Soupe au Potiron
A Recipe From: Ile-de-France
A delicious Fall classic.

Skill Level: Easy
Serves: 6 : 6

In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic; cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until the shallots are soft and transluscent. Add the pumpkin, potatoes, salt and freshly ground pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10 mn. Pour in the chicken stock and simmer for 45 mn until the pumpkin is tender. Puree the soup in batches until smooth. Return to the pot, add the whipping cream and the parsley and stir. Check seasoning and serve immediately.

Recipe Contributed By
Joie de Vivre

Recipe Category: Soups

2 Tbsp olive oil Available Online
5 large shallots, chopped
2 large cloves of garlic, minced
3 lbs pumpkin flesh, peeled, seeded and cut into 1 inch cubes
1/2 lb russet potatoes, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 Tbsp salt
Black pepper
4 1/2 cups of chicken stock Available Online
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 Tbsp fresh parsley or chives, chopped

Wine Pairings

wine Water...

wine A light red like a Beaujolais

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