Thai Pumpkin Soup Recipe
A belly warming bowl of pumpkin soup is the perfect lunch or dinner option on a cool day.
With the addition of lime and coriander, this soup recipe not only warms, it enlivens the tastebuds.
- 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil (40g)
- 1 Onion (89g), roughly chopped
- 1 Tablespoons Red Curry Paste (20g)
- 1800g Pumpkin, roughly chopped
- 2 Cups Liquid Vegetable Stock (500g)
- 3 Kaffir Lime Leaves (2g), shredded
- 1/3 Cups Fresh Coriander (5g)
- 4 Slices Wholegrain Bread (132g)
- Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until soft. Add curry paste and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add pumpkin and stir to coat in paste.
- Add stock and 500ml (2 cups) water to pan. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until pumpkin is soft.
- Uncover and set aside to cool slightly. Puree using a handheld blender or in a food processor.
- Divide soup between bowls. Top with shredded kaffir lime leaves and coriander. Serve with bread.
- Kaffir lime leaves add a beautiful fragrance to this pumpkin soup. You will find them with the fresh herbs in the supermarket or greengrocer.
- Use finely grated lime rind as an alternative to the lime leaves. Use 1-2 limes.
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