Potimarron and leek soup

Potimarron and leek soup
This autumnal soup combines the flavours of Japanese chestnut pumpkin (potimarron) and leeks - they go so well together. The resulting soup is velvety smooth and delicious.
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Last modified on: November 29th 2017

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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Potimarron and leek soup
Prepare 800 g potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) and cut into medium-sized chunks.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Potimarron and leek soup
Prepare 400 g leeks and chop finely.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Potimarron and leek soup
Prepare 50 g onion and chop finely.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Potimarron and leek soup
Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan on high heat. When good and hot, add the chopped onion, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Potimarron and leek soup
Add the pumpkin and leeks to the pan, salt and pepper again, then mix well.

Cook for 2 or 3 minutes, stirring frequently.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Potimarron and leek soup
Pour in 1 litre whole milk (1 pint 3/4) and mix well.

Stage 7 - 25 min.
Potimarron and leek soup
Leave to simmer on low heat until the pumpkin is soft.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Potimarron and leek soup
Blend thoroughly until the soup is completely smooth.

Stage 9
Potimarron and leek soup
Check the seasoning before serving.
You can use another type of pumpkin or squash instead.
A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,597 Kcal or 6,686 Kj68 gr117 gr95 gr
80 %26 %11 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
69 Kcal or 289 Kj3 gr5 gr4 gr
3 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
399 Kcal or 1,671 Kj17 gr29 gr24 gr
20 %7 %3 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
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  • For 4 people : 4.59 €
  • Per person : 1.15 €

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  • Nice recipe. I substituted the milk with coconut cream and water. I also spiced it with turmeric and paprika once and with red Thai curry paste another time both worked. I will try it with cardamom seeds and cumin next.
    Posted by James january 23th 2018 at 19:25 n° 1
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