Pumpkin soup is normally ‘bound’ in a sauce of pumpkin meat, which is mixed with water or stock typically made from cows’ milk. Also known as ‘pecan soup’, it is commonly made by blending the flesh of a purebred pumpkin with stock or broth from pumpkins. The meat is typically cooked in a pan over a low-heat for an hour or two to yield a thick, rich soup.
This tasty fall treat is one that you can eat right along with the other fruits and vegetables that are typically served with it. A variety of cheeses, chutneys, vegetables, chips, dips, spreads, meats, and other ingredients can all go well with this particular soup. You can serve it hot or at room temperature, and is a very popular choice among Thanksgiving guests. If pumpkin soup recipe ingredients are a no-no for you, however, you might want to try some of the following to enhance the flavor: fresh cranberry juice, cider vinegar, or apple cider vinegar, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, lemon juice, or orange juice.
With these different flavors to choose from, you should have no problem coming up with a delicious, sumptuous meal that everyone will love. For the traditional style of this hearty soup, you might also consider using some Cayenne pepper, chili powder, or even smoked turkey as the main ingredient for your recipe. Other options for the traditional style pumpkin soup recipe include chicken or ham, cheese, corn, and vegetables. For those who find traditional fried potatoes a bit too much of a chore to make at home, consider the following version made with vegetable stock and cream of tomato soup: