Curried Pumpkin Soup With Maple Caramelized Onions

Overview

Serve a simple sweet, savory and spicy soup pairing pumpkin and caramelized onions containing enough flavor to tantalize your taste buds. Make a batch of this soup as an appetizer or first course to serve three to four people or have it as a main entree for two or three people.

Step 1

Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the olive oil, onion and carrots. Cook the vegetables until soft, about 5 minutes.

Step 2

Drizzle the maple syrup over the onions and carrots, and sprinkle on the grated ginger.

Step 3

Lower the heat to medium low and cook until the vegetables become thick and fragrant, about 15 minutes.

Step 4

Add the remaining ingredients to the pot and cook over medium low heat until warmed through, but do not allow to boil.

Step 5

Puree the soup with an immersion blender directly in the pot or transfer it to a bar blender and blend until smooth before serving to three or four people.

Things You'll Need

  • Dutch oven or soup pot
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • ¼ cup diced carrots
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups milk
  • Bar blender or immersion blender
  • Salt and pepper to taste

References

  • Valley Morning Star: Maple Caramelized Onions Lend Sweet Touch to Soup
  • Recipezaar: Curried Pumpkin Soup with Maple Caramelized Onions
Keywords: curried pumpkin soup, pumpkin onion soup, maple caramelized onion

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Athena Hessong began her freelance writing career in 2004. She draws upon experiences and knowledge gained from teaching all high school subjects for seven years. Hessong earned a Bachelor's in Arts in history from the University of Houston and is a current member of the Society of Professional Journalists.