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Delicious Pumpkin Soup

A real winter warmer, this delicious pumpkin soup is bound to warm you up on chillier days, or just when your wanting something easy and filling for lunch or dinner.


  • 1kg pumpkin, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock 
  • 3/4 cup cream 
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • Dollop of sour cream


  1. In a large microwave safe glass bowl, combine pumpkin, potato, onion, chicken stock and ginger. 

  2. Cover loosely with microwave safe plastic wrap and cook for 20 minutes on HIGH (100%), or until tender, stirring twice during cooking.

  3. Place in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

  4. Once smooth, stir through the cream and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Serve with a dollop of sour cream.

Disclaimer: All microwaves are different so cooking times may vary.

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