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.
274,7104.0/5 for 44 ratings
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Last modified on: October 13th 2010

For 2 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 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 g 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
978 Kcal or 4,095 Kj21 gr87 gr61 gr
49 %8 %8 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
44 Kcal or 184 Kj1 gr4 gr3 gr
2 %<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: Provençal braised carrots, Langoustine sabayon tart, Quick courgette soup with cheese, French onion soup, Rum babas, ... All
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 (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) purée, Duo of slow-cooked pork, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Potimarron braised in meat jus, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate mug cake, Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines, Breton leek and mushroom tart, Gratin of Endives with Mont d'Or, Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mint, ... All
CornflourCornflour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio custard tart, Apple confectioner's custard, Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine , Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Pear and lime meringue pie, ... All

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