Halloween Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Here’s our favourite recipe for a delicious pumpkin soup…

 

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Carving the Jack O’ Lantern pumpkin lantern is great fun and the scooped out flesh makes a delicious soup. Perfect after an evening out trick or treating.

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • 2 onions
  • 2 Chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Your chopped pumpkin flesh
  • 2 chopped carrots
  • 150 grams of split red lentils
  • 1 litre of vegetable stock
  • A pinch of salt, pepper and sugar to taste
  • 50 grams of cream or crème fraiche

Method:

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan or cauldron and add the onions, garlic and fry until soft.
  2. Add the pumpkin, carrots and lentils and pour in the hot stock.
  3. Season to taste.
  4. Cover and simmer for around half an hour or until the lentils and vegetables are soft.
  5. Remove from the heat.
  6. Blend, add cream or crème fraiche and blend again.
  7. Leave some cream over and allow the kids to make a scary face on the soup.
  8. Serve with crusty bread.

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