- 2 teaspoons margarine
- 3/4 cup chopped onion
- One 16-ounce can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
- 2 cups Homemade Chicken Broth OR canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves or ground nutmeg
- 1 cup fat-free milk
- Melt the margarine in a medium saucepan. Saute the onion until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Add the pumpkin, broth, sugar, salt, and cloves; stir to mix well. Bring to a boil; reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
- Puree until smooth in a blender or food processor. Return to the saucepan. Add the milk; heat thoroughly but do not boil. Serve at once.
Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Fat: 3 grams
Sodium: 318 miligrams
Cholesterol: 1 miligrams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 15 grams
Diabetic Exchanges1 Starch
Source: The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes