← Back to Search Results
Curried Pumpkin Soup with Cauliflower

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This soup is a treasure trove of antioxidants, derived from the cauliflower, a cruciferous vegetable, and the pumpkin puree, rich in beta-carotene.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cooking time: 35 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped, trimmed cauliflower
  • 1 sweet onion such as Vidalia, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 4 cups vegetable broth, homemade or store-bought
  • 1 can (16 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin puree (not pie filling)
  • ¾ teaspoon salt

Directions

   

1. In a large nonstick saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add cauliflower and cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Remove cauliflower to a bowl.

2. Add onion and curry powder to the saucepan and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes. Add 2 cups of the broth and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Let cool slightly.

3. Working in batches, puree the onion mixture in a blender or small food processor until smooth. Return the mixture to the saucepan.

4. Stir in the remaining 2 cups broth, pumpkin, salt, and cauliflower. Bring to a boil. Then lower heat, cover, and simmer until cauliflower is tender, about 10 minutes.

Notes

Serving Suggestions: For a garnish, spoon plain soy yogurt on top and dollop with a little chutney.

Make-Ahead Tip: Soup can be refrigerated for up to three days.


© 2006 David Ricketts
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information does not include Vegetable Broth. For nutritional information on Vegetable Broth, please follow the link above.

95kcal (5%)
44mg (4%)
23mg (38%)
581mcg RAE (19%)
342mg
30mg
2g
6g
4g
13g
0mg (0%)
310mg (13%)
1g (4%)
5g (8%)
2mg (9%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

desserts-4-today Desserts 4 Today
by Abby Dodge
the-gourmet-cookbook The Gourmet Cookbook
by Ruth Reichl
bistro-cooking-at-home-more-than-150-classic-and-contemporary-dishes Bistro Cooking at Home: Mor...
by Gordon Hamersley
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
chez-panisse-fruit Chez Panisse Fruit
by Alice Waters
nancy-silvertons-sandwich-book Nancy Silverton's Sandwich ...
by Nancy Silverton
nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
the-sushi-experience The Sushi Experience
by Hiroko Shimbo
urban-italian-simple-recipes-and-true-stories-from-a-life-in-food Urban Italian: Simple Recip...
by Andrew Carmellini
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
martin-yans-china Martin Yan's China
by Martin Yan
the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?