Jamaican Pumpkin Sweet Potato Soup

A robust combination of hearty flavors that bring warmth anytime of the year. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Savory Roasted® Chicken Base, Jamaican Pumpkin Sweet Potato Soup combines the divine flavors of onions, garlic, celery, carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin, bay leaves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and habanero hot sauce.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
3 oz. Butter, Salted
2 each Onions, Small Diced
4 cloves Garlic, Finely Diced
1 cup Celery, Small Diced
1 cup Carrots, Small Diced
1 each Sweet Potato, Medium Diced
2 lbs Pumpkin, Peeled, Cubed or Canned (32 oz)
2 ½ oz. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Savory Roasted® Chicken Base
3 qts Water
3 each Bay Leaves
1/4 tsp. Nutmeg
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 cup Heavy Cream
2 tsp. Habanero Hot Sauce
to taste Salt
to taste White pepper
PREPARATION

  1. Sauté onions and garlic for five minutes. Add celery, carrots and sweet potatoes. Cook for five minutes.
  2. Add pumpkin, chicken base and water. Bring to a boil and simmer.
  3. Add bay leaf and nutmeg. Simmer until pumpkin is tender (about 45 minutes).
  4. Remove bay leaf and puree the soup. Add cinnamon, cream and habanero sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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