Black Bean Pumpkin Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by lazyme

This is a delicious soup from Larry's Market, a gourmet grocery store in the Seattle area. It's a perfect first-course soup for company.

Top Review by kjshay

Delicious! This recipe is originally from Gourmet Magazine, November 1996.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor coarsely puree beans and tomatoes.
  2. In a 6-quart heavy kettle cook onion, shallot, garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper in butter over moderate heat, stirring, until onion is softened and beginning to brown.
  3. Stir in bean puree.
  4. Stir in broth, pumpkin, and sherry until combined and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, 25 minutes, or until thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  5. Just before serving, add ham and vinegar and simmer soup, stirring, until heated through.
  6. Season soup with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve soup garnished with sour cream and toasted pumpkin seeds.

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