Creamy Curried Pumpkin Soup

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound pumpkin, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 pound Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon curry
  • 4 cups warm chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a deep saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add pumpkin, apples, onion and curry. Cook and stir until onion softens.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add chicken broth and wine. Turn heat to medium-high and bring to boil. Turn heat down to low, partially cover, and cook until pumpkin is extremely soft (approximately 25-35 minutes).
  5. Remove soup from heat and let it cool.
  6. Puree soup in a food processor.
  7. To serve, reheat in pan over medium-low heat until heated throughout (but don't boil), stir in cream, and cook about 1 minute.
  8. Garnish with chives.