Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup is one of the easiest ways to make a delicious winter starter. You can use as many or as little ingredients as you like. We add a tsp of SACO Baobab Powder to make it even more nutritious.


Pumpkin soup with a tsp of saco baobab powder and roasted pumpkin seeds
Pumpkin soup with a tsp of saco baobab powder and roasted pumpkin seeds

INGREDIENTS:


  • 1 kg of raw chopped Pumpkin

  • 2tbp of olive extra virgin oil

  • 1 1/2 roughly chopped yellow onion

  • 1 clove of garlic

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 cup vegetable stock

  • 2 tsps SACO Baobab Powder

  • salt

  • black pepper

  • fresh parsley

  • 1 tbp of coconut milk (or your favourite cream)

  • Toasted pumpkin seeds (to garnish)


INSTRUCTIONS:


  1. Heat the oil in a large thick-bottomed pot

  2. Add the onions and the garlic, and cook on medium heat until soft

  3. Add the chopped pumpkin and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Stir the ingredients occasionally.

  4. Add the stock and the bay leaf. Cover with a lid and let simmer for 20-25 minutes

  5. Turn off the heat and let rest for 5 minutes.

  6. Remove the bay leaf. Use an immersion blender to purée the soup (add a little bit more stock if necessary to adjust consistency).

  7. Add a splash of coconut milk and 2 tsp of SACO Baobab Powder

  8. Adjust the salt and add black pepper to your taste

  9. Add a sprinkle of freshly chopped parsley

  10. Serve on a plate and sprinkle toasted pumpkin seeds

  11. Enjoy!


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