Delicious pumpkin soup

    1 hour

    A delicious but simple pumpkin soup and a wonderful winter warmer. Serve with a dollop of creme fraiche and a warm crusty roll.


    Kent, England, UK
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    Serves: 8 

    • 2 tablespoons rapeseed oil
    • 1 onion, roughly chopped
    • 1 garlic clove, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1kg pumpkin, peeled and diced
    • 1 large carrot, roughly chopped
    • 1L chicken stock
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 100g creme fraiche

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. In a large saucepan add the oil, onion and garlic and gently sauté on a low heat for 5 minutes or until the onion has softened, then add the cumin and continue to cook for a further 2 minutes.
    2. Add the pumpkin, carrot, stock, salt and pepper to taste and gently simmer for about 30 minutes until all the vegetables are tender.
    3. With either a food processor or hand blender blitz into a smooth consistency, or as desired. Return to a clean pan if necessary and reheat. Ladle into warmed bowls and serve with a dollop of creme fraiche.

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