TRY THIS ONE FOR HOLOWEEN !
Hearty Pumpkin Soup
Prep: 15 min, Cook: 50 min.
* 1-3/4 lbs. pumpkin or squash, seeded, peeled and diced
* 1 onion, chopped
* 2 ounces long grain brown rice
* 1 lb. carrots, sliced lengthwise
* 1 quart plus 1 cup vegetable stock, boiling
* 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
* 1 stick cinnamon, halved
* 1/4 tsp. allspice
* 1/4 lb. frozen peas
* 1 orange
Place all ingredients, except peas and orange, in a heavy saucepan over
medium high heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and simmer about 45 minutes, or until rice is soft. Add
peas and cook another 5 minutes. Discard cinnamon stick. Cut 4 thin slices
from the center of the orange for garnish. Grate the rest of the rind and
squeeze out the juice. Stir the grated rind and juice into the soup
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