Pumpkin Soup

Pieces of pumpkin sitting on leaves

(BlackDoctor.org) — Hmmm…what should you do with all that leftover pumpkin? How about a bowl of something savory, nutritious…and of course, delicious? Delicately seasoned and a good source of fiber, calcium and protein, this recipe is sure to become one of your family’s fall favorites!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time:
30 minutes



• 1 3-pound sugar pumpkin or 3 pounds kabocha or butternut squash—peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces
• 5 tablespoons olive oil
• Salt and black pepper to taste
• 4 leeks (white and light green parts only), chopped

• 4 to 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth

Optional for serving: Sour cream, croutons, and paprika (preferably smoked)