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Pumpkin Soup
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Contributed by: Lauren LagergrenAdded: Mar 09, 2014 at 06:47 PM


A warming soup perfect for a chilly autumn or winter day!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 1/2 large can pure pumpkin
  • 2-1/2 T ghee
  • 1 leek, white part only, sliced
  • 1/4 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 t cinnamon or 1/4 nutmeg, 1/4 cloves
  • 1/2 t garlic powder
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 T dark honey or agave syrup
  • 1 C water
  • 1 C almond milk or other nut milks
How to make it:
  1. Melt ghee in saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add sliced leeks and chopped onion. Cook over low heat until soft.
  3. Add water and seasonings, then pumpkin. Whisk together until incorporated.
  4. Add honey and almond milk; stir. Heat until hot; do not boil.
  5. Check and correct for seasoning.
  6. Makes 4 lunch/dinner or 8 appetizer servings.
  7. Try with: 5 spice, yellow onion, fresh garlic, nutmeg, or cloves(no more than 1/4 teaspoon)

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Leek1 ,2 B B N N N N A A
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N
Almond Milk2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Honey2 N N N A N N N A
Cinnamon2 N N N N A A N A
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin Seed Butt...2 B B A A A N B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg2 N N N N N N A N
Clove- N N N N N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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