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Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Soup

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“This is a light but hearty soup that has lots of flavor. For a special occasion add some cream. I found the original recipe in a monthly womens magazine.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel the sweet potatoes and pumpkin and cut into cubes of roughly the same size.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter using a medium heat.
  3. Leaving the heat setting the same, add the onions and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the pumplin, sweet potatoes, ginger, caraway seeds and stock.
  5. Season to taste, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes until sweet potatoes and pumpkin is tender.
  6. Remove from heat and puree in batches in a food processor.
  7. Place in a clean suacepan, add honey and cinnamon.
  8. Bring to the boil then remove from heat.
  9. Add more seasoning if necessary.
  10. Top with cheese then serve.
  11. For a heartier meal cook you favourite pasta shapes for 5 minutes (so still firm), drain then add to the pureed soup.
  12. Simmer for 5 minutes and then serve.

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