You can use any winter squash for this creamy pumpkin potato soup. Use vegetable broth for a vegetarian version.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat 4 tablespoons butter over medium-low heat in a pot; add onion and cook until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add pumpkin and potatoes and stir to coat with butter. Add broth and milk. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, covered, until potatoes are soft, 10 to 15 minutes.

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  • Strain soup through a fine-mesh sieve. Season with salt, nutmeg, and sugar. Stir in lemon juice. Return soup to the pot and bring to a boil. Add cream and heat through without boiling.

  • Meanwhile, heat remaining butter in a skillet and toast bread cubes in hot butter until browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve croutons with soup.

Nutrition Facts

454 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 23.5g; fat 38.5g; cholesterol 120.5mg; sodium 744.8mg. Full Nutrition
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