01 Nov Whirlowbrook Hall Spiced Pumpkin Soup Recipe!

One thing that optimises autumn time and Halloween is pumpkins! You may have used them to create a beautiful autumnal display in your home, or you may have been busy carving frightful shapes into them with the family. If you have found yourself with a pumpkin or two left over from Halloween, and are wondering what to do with them, then why not turn them into a delicious spiced pumpkin soup? We have a wonderful recipe to share with you, a perfect way to warm up on these cold autumn days!

What you’ll need:

  • 250g pumpkin
  • 1 small white onion
  • 1 peeled carrot (optional)
  • 20g butter
  • Cumin
  • 1g fresh chili
  • 100ml of water
  • 5ml of vegetable oil approx.

The method:

This recipe makes two portions.

-Any part of the pumpkin is good for this recipe, although avoid using the seeds.

-Chop the onion and carrot. Heat approx. 5ml of vegetable oil in a pan and add the onion and carrot. Slightly brown off the vegetables.

-Once browned add the pumpkin, cumin, fresh chili and butter along with 100ml of water  to the pan and slowly simmer. It’s best to put a lid on the pan to allow the ingredients to cook and soften without having to keep topping them up with water which will give you a much thicker and creamy texture once cooked.

-When all of the ingredients are cooked & soft, take the pan off the heat and blitz the soup using a hand blender. Put the pan back on the heat to warm through if necessary.

-Carefully pour the soup into 2 bowls, and garnish with some pumpkin seeds. Serve with warm, crusty bread for a hearty autumnal lunch!

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Give it a go and let us know what you think!

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