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.
19,471 13.9/5 for 36 ratings
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Last modified on: November 29th 2017

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
38 min.29 min.1 hour 7 min.
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Keeping:

A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.

Step by step recipe


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

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #2
Prepare 400 g leeks and chop finely.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #3
Prepare 50 g onion and chop finely.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #4
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 : Photo of step #5
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 : Photo of step #6
Pour in 1 litre whole milk (1 pint 3/4) and mix well.

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

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #8
Blend thoroughly until the soup is completely smooth.

Stage 9
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #9
Check the seasoning before serving.

Remarks

You can use another type of pumpkin or squash instead.

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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caramelized pear custard tart, Pain perdu, Celeriac and mushroom gratin, Real custard sauce (crème anglaise), Panna cotta, ... All
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potimarron and celeriac autumn soup, Duo of slow-cooked pork, Mixed vegetable curry, Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Stuffed pumpkin gratin, ... All
LeekLeek: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed vegetable curry, Thaï rice with small vegetables, Leek and potato soup, Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote, Normandy seafood stew, ... All
OnionOnion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Oven omelette, Moussaka, Fish "à la Bordelaise", Roscoff loaf, Lumberjack turnovers, ... All

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