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Kids Kitchen: Pumpkin Soup

By Gia McBride

My mom makes this every year for Thanksgiving.   It's hearty and healthy and a great way to use all those pumpkins.   The perfect Fall soup that everyone loves.


• 1/2   sweet onion, finely chopped
• 1      teaspoon minced garlic
• 1      medium sweet apple, finely chopped  (substitute- 1 cup apple sauce)
• 1      tablespoon butter
• 1      cup cooked pumpkin, canned or homemade
• 1      heaping teaspoon curry powder
• 3      cups chicken broth
• salt and white pepper 


• roasted pumpkin seeds (aka pepitas)
• plain yogurt or sour cream
• fresh thyme sprigs

1.  In a medium pot saute onion, apple, and garlic until soft.    
2.  Add pumpkin, curry powder, and chicken broth.  Salt and pepper to taste.

3.  Bring to a boil, stirring well.  Reduce heat to low and simmer for about a half hour.  Stir occasionally. 

4.  Serve and top with a dollop of yogurt and sprinkle of pumpkin seeds (pepitas).  Garnish with sprig of thyme.

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