Pumpkin soup

There are many variations of this classic soup but the orginal is often the best.

  • 1 hr cooking
  • Serves 6
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Pumpkin soup
There are all kinds of variations of pumpkin soup, but sometimes the only thing that will really hit the spot is the original. The smoothest consistency for this soup can be achieved by using a blender, stab mixer or mouli.
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  • 40 gram butter
  • 1 large brown onion (200g), chopped coarsely
  • 3 bacon rashers (210g), chopped coarsely
  • 1.5 kilogram pumpkin, chopped coarsely
  • 2 large potatoes (600g), chopped coarsely
  • 1.5 litre (6 cups) chicken stock


  • 1
    Melt butter in large saucepan; cook onion and bacon, stirring, until onion softens. Stir in pumpkin and potato.
  • 2
    Stir in stock, bring to a boil; simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until pumpkin is soft.

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