2 tbsp olive oil
200g onions, finely chopped
500g buttercup pumpkin, peeled and chopped
600ml Simon Gault – Farmers Market worth of Veggie stock
20g Simon Gault – Spice it Up Indian seasoning
100ml fresh cream
Salt and pepper to taste
50g crème fraiche
2 tbsp parsley, chopped
1 crusty French stick
In a solid bottom pot add oil and heat until it begins to simmer, add the onions and cook until translucent. Add the pumpkin and cook for a further 3 minutes. Pour in the Simon Gault – Farmers Market worth of Veggie stock, then add the Simon Gault – Spice it Up Indian seasoning and bring to a simmer. Simmer for a further 15 minutes or until the pumpkin is soft.
Remove from the heat and blend with a stick blender until smooth. Return to the heat, add the cream and bring to the boil. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix in more Simon Gault – Spice it Up Indian seasoning for a stronger flavour if preferred.
Serve with crème fraiche, fresh parsley, Simon Gault Home Cuisine Indian seasoning on top and with crusty bread alongside.
INDIAN SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP © Simon Gault, 2014.