Pumpkin soup


Want to get the most from your spooky pumpkin? How about use the insides to make this cheap, nutritious pumpkin soup. It is rich in Vitamin A and very tasty too!


Ingredients - Serves 8 Adults

  • 1½kg / 3½lb of pumpkin, deseeded, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 litre / 2 pints of chicken or vegetable stock
  • 240ml / 8½fl oz. of semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of curry powder

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot, add the onion and curry powder and fry until the onion is soft
  2. Add the broth and pumpkin to the pan and bring to the boil
  3. Add the milk, reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes
  4. Check that the pumpkin is well cooked and blend until smooth

Serving Suggestions

This soup looks great served in the hallowed out pumpkin with crusty wholemeal bread

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Pumpkin soup

Serves

8 Adults

8 Adults

Preparation Time

10 Minutes

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

30 Minutes

30 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Hand Blender, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Saucepan

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeHand BlenderMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)Saucepan
1/8 of the recipe contains
Energy
296kj
71kcal
4%
Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturates
0.7g
3%
Sugars
6g
7%
Salt
0.8g
13%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (391g)
Energy76Kj 296Kj
18Kcal 71Kcal
Fat0.7g 2.7g
(of which saturates)0.2g 0.7g
Carbohydrate2g 7.7g
(of which sugars)1.5g 6g
Fibre0.4g 1.7g
Protein0.8g 3g
Salt0.2g 0.8g

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