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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

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
38 min.29 min.1 hour 7 min.
Preservation: A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
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1 Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #1Prepare 800 g potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) and cut into medium-sized chunks.

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

Set aside.
15 min.
3 Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #3Prepare 50 g onion and chop finely.

Set aside.
4 min.
4 Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #4Pour 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.
1 min.
5 Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #5Add the pumpkin and leeks to the pan, salt and pepper again, then mix well.

Cook for 2 or 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
3 min.
6 Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #6Pour in 1 litre whole milk (1 pint 3/4) and mix well. 1 min.
7 Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #7Leave to simmer on low heat until the pumpkin is soft. 25 min.
8 Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #8Blend thoroughly until the soup is completely smooth. 3 min.
9 Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #9Check the seasoning before serving.

Remarks

You can use another type of pumpkin or squash instead.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
159768 gr117 gr95 gr
80 %26 %11 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
693 gr5 gr4 gr
3 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
39917 gr29 gr23 gr
20 %7 %3 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 4.59 €
Per person : 1.15 €

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LeekLeek: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and Mimolette tart, Vegetable stock, Steamed leeks with morel sabayon, Fisherman's Ragout, Scallop and leek pancakes, ... [All]
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