Friday, 27 April 2012

Pumpkin Soup

Now that it's starting to get cold outside, there's nothing better to warm you up than a bowl of home-made soup. Pumpkin is a rich source of Vitamin A, which helps boost your immune system.

1 onion, peeled and quartered
1 rasher bacon, roughly chopped
20g olive oil
700g pumpkin, roughly chopped
850g chicken stock
sea salt and cracked black pepper, to season
sour cream, for serving

  1. Place onion and bacon into TM bowl and chop for 4 seconds/speed 5. Scrape down bowl.
  2. Add oil and saute for 4 minutes/100 degrees/speed 1 lid off.
  3. Add pumpkin and chop for 5 seconds/speed 5.
  4. Add stock and cook for 25 minutes/varoma/speed 2.
  5. Blend soup for 30 seconds by carefully turning dial up to speed 9.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve in bowls topped with sour cream.

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