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Spicy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Everyone should know how to make pumpkin soup, and of course the best soup is made with pumpkin picked straight off the vine from your garden. Think about what other flavours you’d like to add to this as you make it.

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation
  • Serves: 2

  • Fresh from the garden: chillies, chives, garlic, onions, potatoes, pumpkin

  • season: Autumn


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What to do

    1. Prepare all of the ingredients based on the instructions in the ingredients list.

    2. Heat the oil in the pot over a medium–high heat.

    3. Add the onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until onion has softened.

    4. Add the pumpkin and potato. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until potato starts to brown.

    5.  Add the chilli and coriander. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.

    6. Add the stock, cover and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium low.

    7. Simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until potato and pumpkin are tender. Set aside for 2 minutes to cool slightly.

    8. Blend the soup with a stick blender.

Written by Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is a not-for-profit charity whose vision is to see children form positive food habits for life. The Foundation provides the inspiration, information, professional development and support for educational institutions to deliver pleasurable food education, in conjunction with educators, partners and the wider community.

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