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My Mum's Pumpkin Soup

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Introduction

My mum used to make this on a cold winter's night as an entree - but it was so warming and delicious that we'd guzzle enough to fill us up and we'd not be able to eat the main..

My mum used to make this on a cold winter's night as an entree - but it was so warming and delicious that we'd guzzle enough to fill us up and we'd not be able to eat the main..

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • pumpkin
  • potato (half as much potatoes to pumpkins)
  • 1 leek (more or less if you'd like)
  • 1 onion (again, more or less if you'd like)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • nutmeg
  • pumpkin
  • potato (half as much potatoes to pumpkins)
  • 1 leek (more or less if you'd like)
  • 1 onion (again, more or less if you'd like)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • nutmeg

Method

My Mum's Pumpkin Soup is a community recipe submitted by Bianca456 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a big pot boil the potatoes and pumpkin, add the leek and onions when the potatoes and pumpkin are almost done.
  • Transfer to a kitchen wizz, or using a hand held blender, wizz/blend till smooth.
  • Retaining some of the cooking water, add as much as you like to bring it to the consistancy you desire. Add the nutmeg and wizz/blend again.
  • If you wish, serve with a dash of cream.
  • In a big pot boil the potatoes and pumpkin, add the leek and onions when the potatoes and pumpkin are almost done.
  • Transfer to a kitchen wizz, or using a hand held blender, wizz/blend till smooth.
  • Retaining some of the cooking water, add as much as you like to bring it to the consistancy you desire. Add the nutmeg and wizz/blend again.
  • If you wish, serve with a dash of cream.
  • Tell us what you think