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Potimarron and leek soup

Potimarron and leek soup

This autumnal soup combines the flavours of Japanese chestnut pumpkin (potimarron) and leeks - they go so well together. The resulting soup is velvety smooth and delicious.

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Last modified on: November 29th 2017

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
38 min.29 min.1 hour 7 min.
Preservation:
A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
15 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #1 Prepare 800 g potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) and cut into medium-sized chunks.

Set aside.
Stage 2
15 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #2 Prepare 400 g leeks and chop finely.

Set aside.
Stage 3
4 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #3 Prepare 50 g onion and chop finely.

Set aside.
Stage 4
1 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #4 Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan on high heat. When good and hot, add the chopped onion, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without colouring.
Stage 5
3 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #5 Add the pumpkin and leeks to the pan, salt and pepper again, then mix well.

Cook for 2 or 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stage 6
1 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #6 Pour in 1 litre whole milk (1 pint 3/4) and mix well.
Stage 7
25 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #7 Leave to simmer on low heat until the pumpkin is soft.
Stage 8
3 min.
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #8 Blend thoroughly until the soup is completely smooth.
Stage 9
Potimarron and leek soup : Photo of step #9 Check the seasoning before serving.

Remarks

You can use another type of pumpkin or squash instead.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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