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Stay Warm This Winter: Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Roasted pumpkin soup

Looking for a quick and delicious recipe? A recipe to warm you up on cold winter days? So my proposal is a roasted pumpkin soup! Prepare it for your loved ones, they will certainly love it.

The secret lies in baking the pumpkin in the oven with a little olive oil and spices until the flesh is very tender. This cooking method gives the squash a lot of flavor, and you won’t even need to use cream for the soup!

  • Preparation time: 30 mins
  • Cooking time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Nb. number of people: 4-6 bowls

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 kg of pumpkin (or other squash of your choice), cut into wedges
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cilantro seeds
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 carrots, cut into rings
  • 1 stalk of celery, cut into rings
  • 1 liter of broth
  • 150g bacon slices
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Cut the squash in half, remove the seeds and cut it into large wedges.
  2. Place the squash quarters on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and cover with a drizzle of olive oil. Sprinkle with spices, add the garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Roast the squash in the oven for 1 hour, or until tender and lightly caramelized around the edges.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan and add the vegetables cut into pieces. Cook for 15-20 minutes over medium heat, until the vegetables are tender.
  5. When the squash quarters are well roasted, remove them from the oven and add them to the pot with the broth. Continue cooking for a good 5 more minutes.
  6. Mix everything using an electric mixer, adding a little water according to the desired consistency.
  7. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, place the bacon slices and brush them with maple syrup on both sides. Grill them in the oven for 5-8 minutes, watching carefully to prevent them from burning.
  8. Pour the soup into bowls, then serve with the candied bacon chips.

 

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