Halloween Pumpkin Soup With Breadstick Broomsticks

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This hearty, warming pumpkin soup is perfect for Halloween, especially when it's served with breadstick broomsticks! It's packed with goodness and it's low-fat too.. a winner all round!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan, add the onion and garlic and cook for a few minutes to soften.
  2. Add the pumpkin and sweet potato and cook for a couple of mins, then add the water or stock. Season with salt and ground black pepper, cover and bring to the boil, then simmer for 25 mins until the pumpkin and sweet potato are really tender.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 400°F Cut the breadstick dough in half lengthways, then make several cuts one third of the way up the length to look like broom bristles. Repeat with the other bread, put onto a large baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Bake for 5-8 mins until golden.
  4. Stir the milk into the soup, whiz everything together in blender or processor in batches until smooth.
  5. Return to the pan and gently warm through. Pour into bowls and finish with a swirl of cream.


Most Helpful

This was very flavorful and quite delicious. I did have a little trouble getting it to be more like soup and less like mush (I kept adding water and milk until it was soupy enough). I used canned pumpkin (so much easier) and I forgot to buy cream, so I sprinkled parmesean cheese on top instead. This soup is yummy, hearty, and perfect for fall!

Fejta_pita October 16, 2008

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