- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 fresh bay leaf
- 2 ribs celery, finely chopped
- 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
- salt and pepper
- 3 tbsp flour
- 2 tsp thyme
- 2 tsp hot sauce
- 6 cups broth (I use veggie)
- 28 oz can of pumpkin
- 2 cups heavy cream (I sometimes use half milk to lighten the calories)
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- On medium/medium high, add oil and melt butter.
- Add bay leaf, celery, and onion, and season with salt and pepper.
- Cook 6-7 min, until tender.
- Add flour, thyme, and hot sauce; cook for 1 minute.
- Whisk in broth and bring to a bubble.
- Whisk in pumpkin in large spoonfuls.
- Simmer 10 minutes to thicken, then add cream and nutmeg.
- Reduce heat to low and keep warm until ready to serve.
Told ya it was super easy. You can serve with some bread, a salad, red wine, etc. Have a great weekend guys! Don't forget to get your posts ready for the What's in a Name Linkup next Wednesday!