Pumpkin soup

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Pumpkin soup
Find out why Taste.com.au members are raving about this version of an Australian classic.


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 leek, white part only, finely sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1kg peeled pumpkin, diced
1 large potato, peeled, diced
1L Massel chicken style liquid stock or vegetable liquid stock
1/2 cup (125ml) thin cream


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over low heat, add onion and leek, and cook for 2-3 minutes, until softened but not coloured. Add garlic and spices and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add pumpkin, potato, and stock and bring to the boil. Turn heat to low, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes. Allow to cool slightly, then blend in batches.
  2. Return soup to pan, stir through cream, and reheat gently. Season and add a little more nutmeg if desired.

Credits: Taste