Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup


Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup
A smooth and fragrant soup, it's much better with potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) than ordinary pumpkin.
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Last modified on: October 13th 2010

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50 min.20 min.1 hour 10 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 25 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup : Photo of step #1

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup : Photo of step #2
Cut it into small pieces and put in a big pan, cover with water, salt, add 1 chicken stock cube and bring to the boil.

Stage 3 - 20 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup : Photo of step #3
Cook covered until pumpkin is soft (about 20 minutes).

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup : Photo of step #4
Remove from heat, and blend, directly in the pan until smooth.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup : Photo of step #5
Blend in a bowl 2 tablespoons cornflour with 2 tablespoons of cold water.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup : Photo of step #6
Pour at one go into the pan while whisking non-stop. This operation will give a very smooth velouté.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup : Photo of step #7
Put the pan back on the heat and add 200 ml liquid cream while whisking all the time, and bring back to the boil. Check seasoning, it's ready.
Remarks
If you use potimarron, don't remove the skin, just scrub it with a brush, the flavour will be much better.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
382 Kcal or 1,599 Kj15 gr79 gr1 gr
19 %6 %7 %<1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
19 Kcal or 80 Kj1 gr4 gr< 1 gr
1 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
% 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
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 litres : 3.26 €

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Source
Joël Robuchon and Louis, market gardener of Saint-Renan.
This recipe uses (among others)
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed vegetable curry, Potimarron and celeriac autumn soup, Potimarron and leek soup, Pumpkin and red-bean tortillas, Stuffed pumpkin gratin, ... All
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Praline, Pilau rice, Turnip top soup, Sugar syrup, Seeded loaf, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pasta with mushrooms, Baked eggs with chicken and spinach, Cauliflower and chickpea purée, Breton style shellfish and vegetable soup, Summer Salmon Blanquette, ... All
CornflourCornflour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mint and chocolate cream, Almond cream or frangipane, Caramelized pear custard tart, Blanquette of veal, Langoustine gratin, ... All
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