What You'll Need
3 1/2 cups Swanson® Vegetable Broth (Regular or Certified Organic)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1 cup whole cranberry sauce
2 tablespoons butter
1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
Freshly ground black pepper
1 pumpkin or calabaza squash (about 2 1/2 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 5 to 6 cups)
2 tablespoons light cream or heavy cream (optional)
Stir 1/4 cup of the broth, oil, brown sugar and cranberry sauce in small bowl. Set aside.
Heat the butter in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until tender.
Stir the remaining broth, cinnamon, ginger, black pepper to taste and pumpkin into the saucepan and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender.
Place 1/2 of the pumpkin mixture into a blender or food processor. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into a medium bowl. Repeat the blending process with the remaining pumpkin mixture. Return all of puréed mixture to the saucepan. Add cream, if desired and heat through. Divide soup among 8 bowls. Top each serving of soup with a spoonful of cranberry sauce mixture.