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Roast Pumpkin Soup

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This recipe is in category Soups and Sauces,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: not rated
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.


Making and cooking it
  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