Pumpkin Soup with Sage and Ham
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Creamy pumpkin soup with sage and ham, spiked with a little cognac.
Serves: 4
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp dried rubbed sage
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • ¼ cup of Cognac
  • 28oz can of pumpkin puree
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 ham steak, cubed
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Chop the onion and celery.
  2. Add them to the butter, sage and ginger in a large pot and cook on medium heat until the onion is translucent, approximately 10 minutes.
  3. Pour in the cognac, the pumpkin puree, and the chicken broth.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Turn the heat down to medium-high and simmer for 15 minutes, giving the flavors a chance to meld.
  6. Cube the ham.
  7. Add the ham to the rest of the soup and simmer for an additional 5 minutes, until ham is warmed through and the vegetables are fully cooked.
  8. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper and serve in a warm bowl.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 349 Fat: 16 Saturated fat: 8 Carbohydrates: 26 Sugar: 9 Sodium: 1732 Fiber: 7 Protein: 20 Cholesterol: 61
Recipe by The Eat More Food Project at http://www.eatmorefoodproject.com/pumpkin-soup-sage-ham/