Simple Pumpkin Soup

Simple Pumpkin Soup


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About this recipe: This is suitable to make for a crowd or to freeze in smaller amounts for a family meal. Select ripe pumpkin as the colour is important to the visual effect.


Serves: 8 

  • 1 large pumpkin or butternut squash
  • 2 large onions
  • 4 cloves of garlic, or to your own taste
  • water (to cover the pumpkin)
  • milk (as needed)
  • salt and pepper
  • nutmeg

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Wash whole pumpkin and cut into pieces.
  2. Peel the onions and cut in half. Prepare the garlic cloves by peeling and roughly chopping.
  3. Put all into a large stock pot and almost cover with water. Boil till the pumpkin is soft.
  4. Cool and remove the skin and discard.
  5. Puree all vegetables with the liquid it was cooked in
  6. To serve, thin with milk, or with milk and water and reheat.
  7. The puree can also be frozen for later use.

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Reviews (2)


this soup was really bland when i made it so i added 2 vegetable stock cubes to give it more taste ,now it tastes ok - 25 Oct 2011


Even my husband who is learning to cook can make this soup. Basic and good. - 27 Aug 2012

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