Sunday, October 20, 2013

Slow Cooker Jamaican Pumpkin Soup from A Year of Slow Cooking

Jamaican Pumpkin Soup
Jamaican Pumpkin Soup with cream on the left, or without it on the right.  (Photo from A Year of Slow Cooking.)

If you've visited any food site on the internet recently, you have to realize we're right in the middle of pumpkin season.  Pumpkin lovers wait all year for this frenzy of pumpkin recipes, and Pumpkin Soup is certainly a classic way to use this beloved squash.  I'm not such a fan of sweet pumpkin recipes, but I love the sound of this Slow Cooker Jamaican Pumpkin Soup from A Year of Slow Cooking that has fresh or canned pumpkin, vegetable broth, red onion, celery, yams, garlic, and ginger, plus some interesting spices like allspice, nutmeg, and turmeric.  And truthfully it was the turmeric that sealed the deal for me; I love that flavor.  Stephanie says she stirred just a minimal amount of cream into each serving of soup to keep the fat content low, or you can also eat it without cream for a Vegan soup for Meatless Monday!

I hope you enjoy trying this from-scratch slow cooker recipe! Use this link to get the recipe for Slow Cooker Jamaican Pumpkin Soup from A Year of Slow Cooking.

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More Ideas with Pumpkin in the Slow Cooker:
Pumpkin Lentil Stew (Veg.) from LaaLoosh
Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal from Weelicious
Pumpkin Chili Recipe Collection
Maple Pumpkin Spiced Latte from The Yummy Life
Sweet Potato (or Pumpkin) Grits from Kitchen Parade 

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2 comments:

Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) said...

I love the flavors in this soup, especially ginger, which always makes me feel like the soup is so healthy.

Kalyn Denny said...

Lydia, good point about the ginger, and I agree this sounds like such a delicious combination.

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