Slow-cooker pumpkin soup

Slow-cooked for ease and extra flavour.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 6 hrs 30 mins cooking
  • 10 mins marinating
  • Serves 6
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Slow-cooked pumpkin soup
Hot, creamy and hearty, this beautiful comfort food recipe is absolutely beautiful and fragrant after slow cooking all day. The combination of sweet pumpkin and cream will warm your body and soul.
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  • 30 gram butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large leek, sliced thinly
  • 1.8 kilogram pumpkin, chopped coarsely
  • 1 large potato (300g) chopped coursely
  • 3 cup (750ml) chicken stock
  • 3 cup (750ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) pouring cream
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives


  • 1
    Heat butter and oil in large frying pan; cook leek, stirring, until soft.
  • 2
    Combine leek, pumpkin, potato, stock and the water in 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low, 6 hours.
  • 3
    Cool soup 10 minutes. Blend or process soup, in batches, until smooth. Return soup to cooker. Cook, covered, on high, about 20 minutes or until hot. Stir in 1/3 cup of the cream. Season to taste.
  • 4
    Serve soup topped with remaining cream and chives.


Be careful when blending or processing hot soup. Don't over fill the container (one-third to half-full as a guide) and ensure the lid is secure.SUITABLE TO FREEZE at the end of step 2.

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