1 sugar pumpkin (3lbs-cooked soft) or
4 cups canned pumpkin
1/4 t pepper
1 C. chopped onion
1/2 C red pepper
large jalapeno-quarter, seed and mince
4 C chicken broth
1/4 C creamy peanut butter
1/2 C cream or milk (I use milk)
2T fresh lime juice (I use bottled sometimes)
green onion (if desired)
To roast your pumpkin, turn oven to 350 degrees and bake pumpkin, cut in half and seeded) for 1 hour.Remove from skin.
In soup pot, melt butter, saute onions. Add pumpkin, red pepper, jalapeno and broth. Bring to a boil and let simmer 20 minutes. Stir to break up pumpkin. Next, remove all but one cup of soup and put in to food processor o blended and puree. Pour back in to pot and add peanut butter and cream or milk. stir until peanut butter is melted. Add lime juice and salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with green onion if desired.
Really good and it was good with Dilly Bread (see blog for recipe). Happy Fall!!