Pepita Pork Pumpkin Soup
Recipe type: Soup
Creamy pumpkin soup with seared pork chops.
  • 6 pork loin chops, boneless
  • 32 ounces chicken broth
  • 2 cans pumpkin puree, about 14 ounces each
  • 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt + ½ teaspoon, divided
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of cloves
  • ½ cup pepitas
  1. In a saucepan, combine pumpkin, cream cheese, and spices. Over medium heat, mix until combined.
  2. Add chicken stock and simmer for 15 minutes, uncovered.
  3. Meanwhile, heat a tablespoon of olive oil over medium high heat and add pork chops. Cook approximately 5-7 minutes per side, until done.
  4. Wash the onions and toss in 1 tablespoon olive oil and ½ teaspoon salt, broil for 10 minutes, stirring/rotating frequently until charred/browned.
  5. Ladle the soup into bowls, add sliced pork, onions, then sprinkle with pepitas.
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