Pumpkin, Lobster, and Ginger Soup

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This smooth and savory soup uses fresh ginger, which regulates the intestinal track and could prevent stomach ulcers....

Photo courtesy of Marjorie Druker.

This smooth and savory soup uses fresh ginger, which regulates the intestinal track and could prevent stomach ulcers. Lobster adds a healthy source of protein to your soup, to keep you full after your meal. 

1056
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons salted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 Spanish onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 pounds fresh pumpkin, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 quarts lobster stock
  • 1 can pumpkin purée
  • 1 Cup white wine
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Cups heavy cream
  • 1 Cup crème fraîche
  • 3/4 Cups cream sherry
  • 2 Cups ooked lobster meat, coarsely chopped
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 Cup toasted pumpkin seeds, for garnish

Directions

In a stockpot, melt the butter over medium-high heat.

Add the garlic, onion, carrots, celery, ginger, and fresh pumpkin. Sauté for 15 minutes

Add the stock, pumpkin puréee, and wine. Bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to medium and simmer until the pumpkin is tender and soft, 25 to 30 minutes.

Add the Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, cream, crème fraiche, and sherry.

Pureé the soup in the pot using a hand blender or working in batches with a regular blender until smooth.

Stir in the lobster meat and season with salt and pepper.

Garnish each serving with toasted pumpkin seeds.

Pumpkin Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Pumpkin Cooking Tip

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
71g
100%
Sugar
35g
N/A
Saturated Fat
41g
100%
Cholesterol
325mg
100%
Protein
33g
66%
Carbs
67g
22%
Vitamin A
2786µg
100%
Vitamin B12
1µg
22%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
39.3%
Vitamin C
33mg
56%
Vitamin D
1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
6mg
32%
Vitamin K
44µg
55%
Calcium
357mg
36%
Fiber
7g
29%
Folate (food)
111µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
111µg
28%
Iron
6mg
32%
Magnesium
139mg
35%
Monounsaturated
21g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
11mg
56%
Phosphorus
576mg
82%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
2183mg
62%
Riboflavin (B2)
1mg
60%
Sodium
2882mg
100%
Sugars, added
7g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.4mg
28.4%
Trans
0.4g
N/A
Zinc
5mg
34%

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