Pumpkin Soup with Herbes de Provence

Recipe By: Calphalon Team  -  Originally Published: 10/19/2011

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Herbes de Provence is a blend of herbs most commonly used in southern France.  It contributes to this masterfully fine and delicious pumpkin soup.  In no time at all, you'll be sitting down to savor a bowl for yourself.

  • Servings: Serves 6 - 8
  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Soup

Ingredients

3 Tbsp. olive oil

1 large Spanish onion, cut in 1/4-in. dice

1-in. piece fresh ginger root, minced

6 cloves of garlic, minced

2 Tbsp. Herbes de Provence

2 25-oz. cans plain pumpkin

48 - 64 oz. of chicken or vegetable broth (more or less liquid for preferred consistency)

1/4 c. honey

Directions

Preheat an 8-qt. stock pot on medium heat for 2 - 3 minutes.  Add the oil to the pan and let it heat for an additional minute.  

Add onions, ginger, garlic and Herbes de Provence to the pan and sauté until the onions are transparent. 

Add the pumpkin and gradually add the broth until the desired consistency is reached.  Add the honey.  Simmer for 15 - 20 minutes and serve.

Optional: Garnish with a drizzle of plain, low-fat yogurt and/or toasted sliced almonds.

Recipe was created for our Calphalon 8-qt. Stock Pot.