Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Spicy Pumpkin Soup


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About this recipe: This soup is perfect to warm you up during the cold winter months. The addition of chipotle chillies and adobo sauce, bring out a delicious spiciness and smokiness to the soup. Enjoy with thick wodges of crusty bread.


Makes: 8 

  • 30g butter
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 825g pumpkin puree
  • 2 tinned chipotle chillies in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 350ml single cream
  • 2 tablespoons sofrito
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook until the flour has turned golden brown, about 3 minutes. Whisk in the vegetable stock and bring to the boil over high heat. Whisk in the pumpkin puree until no lumps remain, then add the chipotle chillies, single cream, sofrito, Worcestershire sauce, salt and paprika. Return to a simmer, then reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 8 minutes until thickened and hot.


Tinned chipotle chillies in adobo sauce can be purchased in Hispanic speciality shops or online.

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