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

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup
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
Cook covered until pumpkin is soft (about 20 minutes).

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

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

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup
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
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.
Source
Joël Robuchon and Louis, market gardener of Saint-Renan.
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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This recipe uses (among others)
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quince and apple compote, Natural leaven, Stewed apple (compote), Langoustine gratin, Eggs meurette, ... All
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: How to prepare a pumpkin (or potimarron), Duo of slow-cooked pork, Stuffed pumpkin gratin, Potimarron and leek soup, Potimarron and celeriac autumn soup, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Double raspberry tartlets, Strawberry mousse with mascarpone, Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Smoked eggs, ... All
CornflourCornflour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mushroom velouté, Blanquette of veal, Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine , Chestnut moelleux, Chocolate eclairs, ... All
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