Ingredients for Pumpkin Soup:
- 4 tbsp Olive Oil
- 2 Onions, finely chopped
- 1kg ( 2.2 lbs) Pumpkin, chopped
- 2 chopped carrots
- 1l ( 4,22 cups) Vegetable Stock or water with 2 vegetable bouillon cubes
- 2 cloves Garlic, peeled and crushed
- 1/2 tsp Cumin
- 1 tsp Chilli Powder
- Salt and Pepper to taste
In a large soup pot, heat two tbsp olive oil. Add in the onions and crushed garlic and cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
Add the water with the vegetable bouillon cube or the vegetable stock to the pan.
Add the pumpkin & carrots and bring to the boil, then simmer for 20 minutes until the carrot is soft.
Puree with a stick blender and season the mixture with salt, pepper and chili powder.
Bring back to the boil and cook for another 5 minutes.