1 tablespoon oil
1 onion (chopped)
4 cloves garlic (chopped)
1 tablespoon cumin (toasted and ground)
1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder
salt and pepper to taste
4 cups vegetable broth or chicken broth or chicken stock
2 cups pumpkin puree
1 (19 ounce) can black beans (rinsed and drained)
1 (14 ounce) can tomatoes (chopped)
1/4 cup dry Sherry (or dry white wine)
1 handful parsley (chopped, optional)
1 handful toasted pumpkin seeds (optional)
Step 1: Heat the oil in a pan.
Step 2: Add the onions and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
Step 3: Add the garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
Step 4: Add the broth, pumpkin, black beans, tomatoes and sherry and simmer for 30 minutes.
Step 5: Remove from heat and puree to the desired consistency.
Step 6: Serve garnished with parsley and toasted pumpkin seeds.