Pumpkin Mushroom Bisque

Ingredients

  • 1 cup thinly sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 2 1/2 cups reduced-sodium or regular chicken broth
  • 1 (16 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 1 (12 ounce) can (1 1/2 cups) evaporated skim milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • Sliced green onion and/or roasted pumpkin seeds

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan cook mushrooms and onion in margarine until tender.
  2. Add broth, pumpkin, evaporated milk, pepper, salt and cinnamon. Heat through but do not boil.
  3. Stir in thawed orange juice concentrate. Heat but do not boil.
  4. Garnish with green onion and/or roasted pumpkin seeds.

4 servings