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.
273,7284.0/5 for 44 ratings
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Last modified on: October 13th 2010

For 4 litres, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 1 litre 2 litres 4 litres 6 litres

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
50 min.20 min.1 hour 10 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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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 2 chicken stock cubes 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 4 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 400 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
764 Kcal or 3,199 Kj29 gr159 gr2 gr
38 %11 %15 %<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).

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Source

Joël Robuchon and Louis, market gardener of Saint-Renan.

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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: Quick chicken curry, How to heat milk without it catching on the bottom of the pan, Vegetable stock, Chicken nems, Gingerbread, ... All
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Potimarron and leek soup, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Potimarron and Parmesan tart, Mixed vegetable curry, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable rosette tart, Cream of cauliflower soup with smoked haddock , Panna cotta, Leek fondue, Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, ... All
CornflourCornflour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Apple confectioner's custard, Du Barry soup, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Pistachio cream, ... All

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