Pumpkin and Yellow Split Pea Soup

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READY IN: 4hrs
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pit, melt the butter.
  • Add the onion, garlic, and chile and cook over moderate heat until the onion is softened, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the cumin and cayenne and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add the split peas and water, then whisk in the pumpkin puree and bring to a simmer.
  • Cover and cook over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until the split peas are tender, about 2 hours.
  • Stir the diced pumpkin into the soup and simmer over moderately low heat until tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in the lemon juice, season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve.
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