Orange-Green Chile Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Enjoy this flavorful soup made using Old El Paso® chopped green chiles and pumpkin that’s perfect for side dish.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 10

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped shallots
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
5
cups vegetable broth
1
can (29 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2
cups half-and-half
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
package (1 oz) green chile dip mix, if desired
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, undrained
2
to 3 teaspoons grated orange peel
3
teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2
teaspoons kosher (coarse) salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup toasted and salted shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-low heat. Cook shallots in oil 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes longer or until shallots are tender. Stir in broth and pumpkin. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix half-and-half, cornstarch and dip mix with whisk until smooth. Stir into pumpkin mixture. Stir in chiles, orange peel, cumin, salt and pepper. Simmer 10 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Garnish individual servings with toasted pumpkin seeds.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    920mg
    920%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    270%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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