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Recipe Category: Soups

Creamy Pumpkin and Leek Soup

There is nothing more comforting than a delicious bowl of pumpkin soup!

Serves: 4-6
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • 50g butter
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 1/2 butternut pumpkin, peeled and chopped
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 1 cup milk
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • cream and parsley leaves, for serving

Melt butter in a large pot and sauté leeks for 2 minutes over medium heat until tender. Add pumpkin and sauté a further 5 minutes. Add stock and bring to the boil. Simmer covered for 20 minutes until pumpkin is very tender. Puree with a stab blender until smooth, stir in milk and season to taste. Serve with a swirl of cream and sprinkle of parsley leaves.

Recipe Type: Soup, Vegetarian

Author: Naomi Crisante
Date Created: 16/07/2019