Sam Choys Pumpkin Soup

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Pumpkin soup flavored with onion, ginger, garlic, chicken stock and cream.
Recipe By: Chef Sam Choy
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  • ServesMakes 2 Quarts Soup

Ingredients

    • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
    • 2 tsp minced ginger
    • 1/2 cup Maui onion, diced 1/4" pcs.
    • 1/2 cup carrots, diced 1/4" pcs.
    • 1/2 cup celery, diced 1/4" pcs.
    • 1/2 cup green onions, diced 1/4" pcs.
    • 1/2 pound fresh pumpkin, cubed
    • 2 quarts chicken stock
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 Tbs butter
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • fresh whipped cream, for garnish
    • ground cinnamon, for garnish

Instructions

Saute garlic, ginger, celery, carrots, onions, and green onions in butter.

Add pumpkin and chicken stock, bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until tender. Remove solids and puree in a blender
while adding enough liquid to achieve the desired consistency.

Return to pot, add heavy cream and blend well. Heat until soup is hot, but not boiling. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
Garnish with a spoonful of fresh whipped cream and sprinkle of cinnamon.

Serve in carved out pumpkin shell for a fun twist.
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