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Roast Pumpkin Soup

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This recipe is in category Soups and Sauces
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Healthiness : (3 votes)
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: Total 1hour
Number of servings: 3-4

This is Fraser's soup, one of the soups made by pupils in the Spaldwick Community Primary School Soup Competition.

  • 1.5kg (3lb) pumpkin discard seeds and stringy bits, cut into chunks
  • sunflower oil
  • 30g  (1oz) butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 625ml  (20 fl oz / 2.5 cups) of chicken stock
  • 1 x 5ml spoon (teaspoon) of light brown sugar
  • pinch of grated nutmeg oprional
  • ¼ x 5ml spoon (teaspoon) of paprika (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • cream
  • Roasting Pan
  • Knife
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Saucepan
  • Blender
Making and cooking it
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  1. Brush the pumpkin with sunflower oil and roast in the oven (180°C/350°f/Gas Mark 4) for about half an hour
  2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the onion and cook until soft
  3. Add the pumpkin, stock and sugar and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes
  4. Puree/blend the mixture and return to the pan
  5. Add the nutmeg and paprika (if using)
  6. Add salt and pepper and cream and heat gently
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Name: Mrs Mahadevan 10th August 2011
This recipe looks scrummy and I shall certainly try it out when the pumpkins in my garden are ready in the autumn. Do let us know how it turns out. The Cookit Team.
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