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Classic Pumpkin Soup

Classic Pumpkin Soup

Serves: 4

Prep time: 25 min

Cook Time: 30 min

Difficulty: Easy


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large brown onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1kg butternut pumpkin
  • 500g sebago potatoes, peeled, chopped 
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives (to serve)


Heat oil in large saucepan over medium high heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until onion has softened. Add pumpkin and potato. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. 

Add stock. Season with salt and pepper. Cover. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium low. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until potato is tender. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.

Blend in batches until smooth. Return to pan over low heat. Add sour cream and chives. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Serve.


1348kj   |  6.2g sat fat  |  42g carbohydrates  |  9.6g protein  |  1325mg sodium  |  27mg cholesterol  |  6.3g dietary fibre

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