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A halloween one - recipes for pumpkin soup?

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allaboutme Sun 11-Oct-09 19:12:01

Anyone got any good ones?

sdr Sun 11-Oct-09 20:13:03

Here's an easy one that's also very healthy.

Finely chop one onion and gently fry in a small amount of oil until soft. Peel and chop pumpkin and put into a large pot. Pour over enough chicken or vegetable stock to cover pumpkin. Squeeze in juice from one orange. Bring to boil and gently simmer until pumpkin very tender. Puree and add salt/pepper, and extra stock if needed to thin soup. This also freezes well.

deepdarkwood Sun 11-Oct-09 20:18:53

Haven't used this one, but think it looks lovely, & generally find waitrose recipes pretty good! www.waitrose.com/recipe/Pumpkin_soup_with_tortilla_chips.aspx

2cats2many Sun 11-Oct-09 20:26:12

A warming spice is really nice in pumpkin soup- chilli, paprika or coriander work well.

allaboutme Sun 11-Oct-09 20:28:56

thank you!! smile

tasjaSAmuminSA Sun 11-Oct-09 20:29:20

2 butternuts
1 granny smith apple
2 onions
2 table spoons butter
3 cups of boiling water
teaspoon salt
teaspoon curry
3 tablespoons flour
3 chicken cubes
1 cup milk
1 cup cream

Peal Butternut and cut in blocks ( or grate it- works better). Peal apple and grate.
Cut onions and fry in butter and add curry.
Add butternut and apple and fry a bit.
Mix flour with bit of milk and add.
Add boiling water to chicken cubes and add.
Add left over milk, cream and salt.

Cook with lid on till soft. Put through blender or just mash a bit at the end. The longer it cooks the better it tastes.

Millie1 Sun 11-Oct-09 20:48:11

If I can remember it - from Times two weeks ago and really nice

900g chopped butternut squash
2 cloves garlic - whole and peeled
2 tsps five spice powder
500mls chicken stock

Put all in pan and simmer until squash soft.
Blitz with handblender.

Stir in

50mls cream

Beautiful!!

summerisover Tue 20-Oct-09 19:03:02

swede, carrots, potaotes and insides of a pumpkin (all of roughly the same measure, apart from pumpkin).

Add chicken stiock - 900ml or so.
add salt and pepper.
Add 2-3 teaspoons of cinammon.
Simmer until all veg is soft and then blitz with hand blender.
Deeeelicious!! And very easy. Kids love it.

Might try it with some chillis in it to give it a kick!

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