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Pumpkin Curry Soup

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Pumpkin Curry Soup

Time Saving Tip: Soup may be prepared a day ahead.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size¼ recipe
Calories from Fat45
Total Fat5 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium105 mg
Total Carbohydrate30 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Sugars14 g
Proteins8 g
Vitamin A680% DV
Vitamin C6% DV
Calcium15% DV
Iron10% DV

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times

Preparation Time45 minutes

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.0

Ingredients and Preparation

Butter1 tablespoon
Finely chopped onion1 cup
Garlic cloves, finely chopped2
Celery, diced1 cup
Curry powder1 teaspoon
Ground coriander1/8 teaspoon
Crushed red pepper1/8 teaspoon
Water3 cups
Low sodium chicken broth1 cup
Pumpkin puree1 can (32 ounces)
Fat-free half-and-half1 cup
  1. Directions
  2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion, celery, and garlic; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender.
  4. Stir in curry powder, coriander, and crushed red pepper; cook for 1 minute.
  5. Add water and broth; bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes to develop flavors.
  7. Stir in pumpkin and half-and-half; cook for 5 minutes or until heated through.
  8. Transfer mixture to food processor or blender (in batches, if necessary); cover.
  9. Blend until creamy. Serve warm or reheat to desired temperature.
  10. Garnish with dollop of sour cream and chives.

Time Saving Tip: Soup may be prepared the day ahead. Cool to room temperature after adding pumpkin and half-and-half. Cover and refrigerate. Just before serving, blend then reheat to serving temperature, but do not boil.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 1; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 1; Carbs: 1; Other: 0
Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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