Creamy Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

Fall Pumpkin and Lentil Soup
Fall Pumpkin and Lentil Soup
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Ingredients

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1 tbsp plus 1 tsp Olive oil
2 Onion chopped
2 cloves Garlic chopped
800g Pumpkin flesh, chopped, plus the seeds
100g Lentils split red
½ small pack Thyme leaves picked, plus extra to serve
1l Vegetable stock hot
pinch Salt
pinch Sugar
50g Crème fraîche plus extra to serve

Nutritional information

233
calories
10g
fat
4g
saturates
26g
carbs
10g
protein
7g
fiber
Ingredients

Creamy Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

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Another Fall recipe to add to the list, this Creamy Pumpkin and Lentil Soup is going to be such a hit in your kitchens. I love a reason to cook and just the fact that pumpkins are so rich in season, I’ve been experimenting with new ideas.

This pumpkin and split red lentil soup flavored with onions, garlic, thyme and vegetable stock. Serve each portion with a dollop of creme fraiche, a few thyme leaves and scattered, homemade, toasted pumpkin seeds.

To make Creamy Pumpkin and Lentil Soup, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Creamy Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

So, how to make Creamy Pumpkin and Lentil Soup?

Steps to make Creamy Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

1
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5

Cook onions

In a large frying pan, heat the oil and fry the onions until softened and golden.

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Done
1

Add vegetables

Add garlic, pumpkin flesh, lentils, thyme and hot vegetable stock and stir to mix.

3
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1

Add seasoning

Season to taste.

4
Done
25

Cook

Cover with a lid and simmer for 20-25 minutes until lentils and vegetables are softened.

5
Done
3

Toast pumpkin seeds

In a non-stick frying pan, heat 1 teaspoon oil and add the seeds. Fry, covered, stirring frequently until seeds begin to jump and pop.

6
Done
1

Season pumpkin seeds

Once nutty and toasted, season seeds with sprinkles of salt and a pinch of sugar. Toss well.

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3

Blend vegetables

Place softened vegetables in a food processor and blend until smooth.

8
Done
2

Add creme fraiche

Add creme fraiche and blend again. Season to taste.

9
Done
2

Serve

Serve and garnish with a dollop of creme fraiche, a few thyme leaves and scattered, toasted pumpkin seeds.

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