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Backpacker Magazine – November 2011

Recipe: Pumpkin Peanut Soup

A can of pumpkin makes for an interesting trail soup

by: Ellie Levitt

Photo by Justin Bailie
Photo by Justin Bailie

Prep time: 3 mins
Cook time: 15 min
Price: $1.65
Weight: 10.3 oz
Serves: 2
Calories: 441*
Fat: 29g
Carbs: 37g
Protein: 17g

Recipe:
1/3 cup chunky peanut butter
1 15-ounce can pumpkin
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 cube chicken bouillon (enough for 2 cups of broth)
Salt and pepper
1/3 cup Monterey Jack cheese, grated

At Home
Measure peanut butter and butter into a zip-top bag.

In Camp
Mix peanut butter, pumpkin, butter, bouillon, and two cups of water in a pot. Heat on medium and stir three to five minutes, until smooth. Add a pinch of salt and pepper (to taste). Turn heat to low, and simmer soup for five to 10 minutes. Divide the soup into bowls and top each with half of the cheese.



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