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Easy Pumpkin Soup

With Halloween approaching pumpkins are are popular as ever, many in fields go to waste, why not make the most out of pumpkins by making a creamy pumpkin soup. Pumpkin soup in the winter never gets old, it is healthy and easy to make.

This recipe serves 4 people, with 10 minutes prep time and 50 minutes cooking time.


1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

1 Large Onion – finely chopped

4 Garlic Cloves – finely chopped

1 Pumpkin (8KG)

1 Chicken / Vegetable Stock

Ground Black Pepper

120 ml Double Cream – plus extra for serving

1 Bunch of Coriander leaves for serving.

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  1. In a large pan or soup pan, heat the olive oil on a medium heat. Add in the chopped onion and garlic cloves. Cook until golden.
  2. Mean while; peel the pumpkin, scrape the seeds out and cut into small chunks.
  3. Add the pumpkin chunks into the pan, followed by the stock and a dash of salt and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat. Leave to simmer for around 30 minutes.
  5. Once cooked and cooled blend the mixture in a hand blender or mixer until smooth.
  6. Stir in the cream.
To serve: Pour into soup bowls, adding a swirl of cream, a dash of pepper and some coriander leaves.


For blending the soup why not the Bosch MSM6S50GB ErgoMixx Style Hand Blender available for £78.00 at EAW.

Featuring; 12 speed settings, universal chopper for precisely chopping your vegetables. Detachable blender foot with eject button, for easy removal and cleaning. Quiet, low vibration motor. AntiSplash, Soft touch handle.

Bosch MSM6S50BGB ErgoMixx Style Hand Blender


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