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.
12,860 13.9/5 for 32 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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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
38 min.29 min.1 hour 7 min.
Keeping: A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
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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.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio ice cream, Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants), Real custard sauce (crème anglaise), Naan, Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), ... 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 braised in meat jus, Potimarron and celeriac autumn soup, Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Taos hotpot, ... All
LeekLeek: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sautéed green vegetables, Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaise, Country vegetable soup, Warm Leek and Potato Salad, Sautéed chicken with leeks, ... All
OnionOnion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin du Nord, Fish "à la Bordelaise", Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, Eggs with tomatoes and courgettes, Vegetable rosette tart, ... All

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