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Pumpkin soup for halloween

It’s the weekend before Halloween, and every grocer on the island is brimming with pumpkins. 

Coincidence? Of course not!

It’s the perfect time for your kids to get their hands dirty and carve their own Jack-o’-Lanterns. But if you’re wondering what to do with all that pumpkin filling, we’ve got your back. 

We teamed up with Mandolina Bakes to give you a quick, simple and tasty recipe for Pumpkin Soup that will fill those hungry bellies once they’ve finished their works of art. Tried, tested and approved by her two adorable kiddos!

Pumpkin Soup

IngredientsPumpkin soup for halloween
  • 1kg pumpkin
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 2 red onions
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • Chicken Jelly stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • Dried thyme
  • Turmeric
  • Fresh cream
How to make it
Pumpkin soup for halloween

Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C if your oven is fan assisted).

Roughly chop the pumpkin and potatoes. Half the onion and leave unskinned.

Place all veggies on a roasting tray lined with baking paper (place the onion cut side up). Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 1 hour.

Pour 1 litre of chicken stock into a large pot. Add the veggies and warm on a medium heat.

Add the turmeric and dried thyme and let simmer for a few minutes.

Blend and serve with a dash of fresh cream.

Bon appétit!


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