Roasted Pumpkin Thai Pasta Soup

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A new take on your typical noodle soup
thai noodle soup

Photo courtesy of Passion for Pasta.

With this dish you can make your favorite pumpkin soup even better by adding in pasta and Thai spices — the combination is sure to warm you up on a cool fall day. Plus, as a good carb, pasta provides you with steady energy so you can enjoy all your fall activities this season.

931
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 box penne
  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 Cup shallots, roughly chopped
  • 1 Cup scallions, white only roughly chopped, save green stems and slice
  • 1 stalk lemon grass
  • 3 Tablespoons ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 kaffir limes, use leaves only
  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 3 Cups chicken stock, reduced sodium
  • 2 cans unsweetened light coconut milk
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons chili garlic paste
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Directions

In a large pot, place half a gallon of water and cumin and bring to a boil. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and set aside.

While pasta is cooking, place oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Sauté shallots, scallions, lemon grass, ginger, garlic, and kaffir lime leaves until shallots are translucent and soft.

Add pumpkin and chicken stock and bring to simmer for 15 more minutes. Add coconut milk and sugar then bring back to simmer. Remove kaffir lime leaves and lemon grass.

Using an immersion blender, purée soup till smooth. Season with salt, chili garlic paste, and lime juice.

Add rigatoni and serve. Garnish with scallion stems and freshly chopped cilantro.

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
26g
40%
Sugar
35g
N/A
Saturated Fat
12g
61%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Protein
26g
52%
Carbs
150g
50%
Vitamin A
2895µg
100%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
38.3%
Vitamin C
37mg
62%
Vitamin E
6mg
28%
Vitamin K
144µg
100%
Calcium
192mg
19%
Fiber
17g
69%
Folate (food)
97µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
97µg
24%
Iron
9mg
52%
Magnesium
183mg
46%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
7mg
33%
Phosphorus
454mg
65%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
1534mg
44%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
27.7%
Sodium
2284mg
95%
Sugars, added
9g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
21.6%
Zinc
3mg
20%

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