Easy Pumpkin Cream Soup

The Pumpkin Soup is an extremely easy, cheap and delicious meal. Pumpkin is the perfect veggie for weight loss. It is low in calories, high in dietary fiber. A 1/2 cup of pumpkin is only 40 calories and contains 8 g of dietary fiber.The fiber slows the rate at which sugar or glucose is absorbed by the body, and keeps the blood sugar levels stable. Consequently, the balanced blood sugar speeds up the fat burning processes.

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Easy Pumpkin Cream Soup
easy, cheap and healthy pumpkin soup
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
easy, cheap and healthy pumpkin soup
Instructions
  1. Finely chop the onion and scallion. Clean mushrooms and cut into large pieces, removing stems. Cut pumpkin into cubes. 2) In a saute pan, place in 2 tblsps olive oil, chopped onion, and scallion and saute over low heat. 3) When just golden place in pumpkin and saute using a wooden spoon to turn. Add in cream and 1 cup of warm water. Add a pinch of salt and cook for 25 minutes. In another saute pan, place 1 tbsp olive oil and place in mushrooms. Add chopped parsley. Saute until water from mushrooms has just about evaporated. When the pumpkin is tender, remove from heat and when warm (not too hot) place in food processor or potato masher to make a creamy mixture. If you like your soup steaming hot, place in soup pan for a few minutes till just boiling. Place in a bowl and add in mushrooms, stir.Place in individual serving dishes and serve.Grate some fresh black pepper on top.

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