October- Thai Pumpkin Soup

October- Thai Pumpkin Soup

recipe of the month created by Sarah Nottingham, RMT

-1kg pumpkin (roasted and pureed)
-3 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
-1 small onion, diced
-3 cloves garlic, diced
-1″ piece of ginger, grated
-2 stalks of lemongrass
– 1 Tbsp brown sugar
-1/2 cup milk
-pinch of nutmeg
-salt and pepper

 

Saute onion and garlic in oil until soft.  Add broth, pumpkin, ginger, brown sugar, nutmeg, salt and pepper.  Cut lemongrass in half and add the stalk to the soup.   Allow soup to simmer on low for 1 hour.  Prior to serving remove lemongrass stalks and stir in 1/2 cup of milk.

Enjoy!

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