Roasted pumpkin soup recipe

roasted-pumpkin-soup-24209_l

Halloween is coming and pumpkins will be everywhere! Spooky a little bit, so why not to overcome your fears and cook those bastards? So here it is – roasted pumpkin soup!

You will need:

2/3 quantity Roasted pumpkin and garlic

 20g butter

 1 medium leek, trimmed, halved, washed, sliced

 2 medium cream delight potatoes, peeled, chopped

 1 litre Campbell’s Real Stock Chicken

 1 tablespoon pure cream

 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

 toasted ciabatta slices, to serve

pumpkinsoup

Method:

Step 1

Squeeze 3 garlic cloves from skin. Reserve. Discard skin. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add leek. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until leek has softened. Add potato. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Add stock and 2 cups cold water. Season with pepper. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 15 minutes or until potato is tender. Stir in roasted pumpkin and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes or until heated through. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.

Step 3

Blend pumpkin mixture, in batches, until smooth. Return to pan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Ladle into serving bowls. Drizzle with cream and sprinkle with chives. Serve with toasted ciabatta slices.

Kick those pumpkins, folks!

Advertisements

9 thoughts on “Roasted pumpkin soup recipe

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s