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Big Jim's BBQ Chicken & Pumpkin Soup

Big Jim’s BBQ Chicken & Pumpkin Soup

Big Jim’s Chicken and Pumpkin soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1½ lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups of leaks cleaned and sliced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cups cut up pumpkin or. Butternut squash cut into chunks
  • 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt
  • ½ tsp. fresh ground pepper
  • 1 ear corn, kernels removed
  • 3 cans chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tbsp. fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp basil fresh Julianne
  • ½ c. Sour cream (optional)


Directions

  • Roast the pepper.
  • Preheat oven to broil.
  • Place the red pepper and jalapeño on a baking sheet and cook under the broiler, turning occasionally, until the skins blacken, about 10 minutes.
  • Seal the charred peppers in a plastic bag for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Peel, stem, seed, and cut peppers into 1/2-inch pieces. Set aside.

Make the soup:

  • Heat the olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken pieces and cook until browned.
  • Remove the chicken and keep warm.
  • Add the leeks and pumpkin and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the flour, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add the corn, peppers, onion, chicken, broth, and oregano, basil and bring the soup to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer, about 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with sour cream if desired and serve hot with French bread !!

Enjoy !!!


 

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