Homemade Creamy Pumpkin Soup

    40 minutes

    Every now and then I have a craving to make this beautiful, easy and hearty pumpkin soup, by adding a bit of cream it seems to gain an extra richness and smoothness.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1kg pumpkin flesh, diced
    • 100g onions, finely diced
    • 50g unsalted butter
    • 1 cups (500ml) stock
    • 1 cup (250ml) thickened cream
    • salt and white pepper, to taste
    • 2 tablespoons creme fraiche
    • 2 potatoes, peeled and finely diced

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Heat butter in a saucepan and saute onions until soft and translucent.
    2. Add pumpkin and potatoes then simmer for a few minutes. Season with salt and pepper then add stock.
    3. Simmer soup for about 15-20 minutes over low heat. If soup is too thick add more stock.
    4. Puree soup with a hand blender.
    5. Stir in cream and heat again but do not boil.
    6. Garnish with creme fraiche.

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    very easy and tasty that extra creaminess is the best part lol  -  17 Apr 2011


    Easy and beautiful soup especially since I added a bacon hock to it and OMG, the best ever soup  -  27 Jun 2014


    Yum, Yum, Yum. Delicious and creamy. I used 1 whole butternut pumpkin, 1 large potato and about 2 cups of chicken stock, plus a good pinch of nutmeg. Perfect for wintry days and quick to make.  -  28 May 2017