Apple Walnut Topped Pumpkin Soup

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Sep. 22, 2011

A bowl of warm and creamy pumpkin soup is the best appetizer for Thanksgiving party. Here is a perfect recipe of pumpkin soup, which you can top with delicious combination of apple, walnuts and other spices. Watch the video to learn the easy procedure and enjoy any chilled evening.


Canola oil 1 Tablespoon ((15 ml))
Pumpkin 6 Cup (96 tbs) , peeled, diced
Onion 1/2 Small , diced
Garlic clove 2 Medium , peeled and crushed
Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs) ((750 ml 30% Less Sodium))
Maple syrup 1 Tablespoon ((+ 2 tablespoons for topping))
Nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon , ground
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Granny smith apple 1 Medium , finely diced ((for topping))
Chives 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , finely chopped ((for topping))
Walnuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped ((for topping))
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon ((for topping))



1) In a large saucepan, heat the oil over a medium-high heat.

2) Stir in the pumpkin, onion and garlic. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes until lightly browned.

3) Add the broth, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes until the pumpkin is very tender.

4) Topping : In a bowl combine apple, chives, walnuts, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of maple syrup. Set aside.

5) Puree the pumpkin mixture using a blender until smooth.

6) Ladle the soup into 4 bowls and spoon over the topping.


7) Drizzle each bowl with remaining maple syrup and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 169Calories from Fat 70

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 579 mg24.13%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet