Chipotle Pumpkin Soup

I love making soup, especially this time of year as the fall colors come into play and the temperatures start to drop. The aromas that fill the house are so comforting and there's nothing better than a pot of hot soup on the stove. With fall comes pumpkins and with pumpkins come fall dishes. This pumpkin soup recipe comes with a smoky element of heat from the chipotle pepper. It's a winning combination. If you are not into the "caliente" heat in your food, add just a smidge of this pepper for the deep smokey flavor. I am sharing this recipe from Simply Recipes. INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1-2 chipotle pep

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