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.
275,6854.0/5 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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50 min.20 min.1 hour 10 min.
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Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.

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.

More recipes?

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: Potimarron and Parmesan tart, Taos hotpot, Potimarron and celeriac autumn soup, Mixed vegetable curry, Duo of slow-cooked pork, ... All
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quick courgette soup with cheese, Butter cream, Quick chicken curry, Valay-Brest, Benoîton, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spring veal sauté , Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Layered Leek and Egg Gratin , Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce, Pistachio panna cotta with custard, ... All
CornflourCornflour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sicilian Epiphany Pie, French custard tart, Apple confectioner's custard, Pistachio confectioner's custard, Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, ... All

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