A festive rich pumpkin soup to get into the holiday mood. Perfect to warm you up during the cold days. Serve with a toasted bread or a baguette and enjoy with delight!

Serves: 6

  • 750 g pumpkin, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 2 carrots, coarsely chopped
  • 2 onions, cut into wedges
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large potato, sliced
  • 1 litre water
  • 2 or 3 cubes chicken stock, crumbled
  • 250 ml double cream
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons ground nutmeg, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt to taste

Prep: 5 min – Cook: 55 min – Extra time: 1 hr – Ready in: 2 hr

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C
  2. Place pumpkin, carrots and onions in a baking dish. Drizzle with vegetable oil.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes, until soft but not blackened.
  4. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring water to boil with crumbled stock cubes.
  5. In a pot cook potato in simmering water until soft, about 20 minutes.
  6. Combine potato and water with roasted vegetables and puree in a food processor until smooth. Return to pan over low heat and stir in cream, nutmeg, pepper and salt. Heat gently and serve.

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