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Pumpkin Soup

A real winter warmer. Recipe originally posted on sharp.net.au


  • 1kg butternut 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

Step by Step Guide

Step 1.

In a large microwave safe glass bowl, combine pumpkin, potato, onion, chicken stock and ginger. Cover loosely with microwave safe plastic wrap and cook for 20 minutes on HIGH (100%), or until tender, stirring twice during cooking.

Step 2.

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

Step 3.

Transfer to a serving bowl and stir in the cream.

Step 4.

Season with salt and pepper.

Step 5.

Serve hot with a dollop of sour cream.

Serves 4

Note: You can add more or less liquid if you prefer a thick or thinner consistency soup. Cooking time is based on 900W powered microwave oven.