Pumpkin Soup

Total Time
40mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
25 mins

Thick creamy pumpkin soup. A great winter warmer.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 leeks, thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 13 kg butternut pumpkin flesh, chopped
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 teaspoons chicken stock, concentrated (powder, cube, paste etc my stock is quite dense so you may have to adjust amount according to what b)
  • 180 ml cream
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a pan add leeks and garlic and cook until soft.
  2. Add carrots, pumpkin, stock and water and cook covered until pumpkin is soft.
  3. Spoon 2 cups of liquid out, (You want it to be quite thick) Blend or process soup until smooth. Add pepper to your liking.
  4. Serve soup in bowls pour a about 1-2 tablespoons of cream over top and serve immediately.
  5. Makes about 6-8 servings great for lunches or as a starter.