I am not one who has jumped on the “Pumpkin Spice Everything” Bandwagon! I like pumpkin just fine in a few things, but I’m not even crazy about the pumpkin spice creamers that most are wild over.
So, when I saw a recipe for Spicy Pumpkin Soup in a Southern Living magazine, I was quite skeptical. However, once I looked over the ingredients, I could tell that the pumpkin was not the main flavor in the soup. It has chicken broth that smooths out the pumpkin flavor. And rather than the spices that make pumpkin pie, the spice added is the heat of a chili pepper and adobo sauce.
The little bit of heat makes it perfect! It also has smoked sausage, which I love, and black beans added to it, to round it out. The result? A lovely, creamy, soup that doesn’t shout pumpkin spice at you!
Here’s the recipe from Southern Living.Continue reading “Spicy Pumpkin Soup – A Different Angle on Pumpkin Spice!”