Pumpkin and Orange Soup

A creamy soup with lots of flavour and beautiful colour.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 small pumpkin, peeled and seeded
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 4-5 small carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • crème fraiche ( optional)
  • 1 litre water or vegetable stock
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • Olive oil

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Preparation

Heat the oil in a saucepan, add leek, pumpkin and potato. Sauté until tender and soft. Sauté carrot and onion , add dried rosemary. Transfer all sautéed ingredients to a pot. Pour orange juice and 1 litre water or vegetable stock, season with salt and pepper. Let to cook thoroughly.

 

Purée in a food processor. You might serve the soup with crème fraiche and pumpkin seeds.

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