Pumpkin Soup with apple and ginger

„EASY PUMPKIN SOUP FOR COLD DAYS „

I was back in Germany for a visit in September last year. As usual it was pretty nasty weather 🙂 It might sound weird, but sometimes i really miss the cloudy and rainy days. They are perfect for a day at home, drinking hot chocolate-sitting by the window and just watch the leafs falling. On days like that i like hearty meals.

This Pumkin Soup is something that i really like in fall.

You only need :

-Onion

-Apple-

-Pumpkin-

-Ginger

-Garlic

-Chilly , fresh or flakes or powder

-Veg Stock

– Salt & Pepper

Optional: Pumpkin Seeds and Pumkinseed Oil

And this is how i do it:

Dice onions,garlic and ginger. Add olive oil to a pot, followed by a pinch of salt and sweat all for 5 minutes . Then add coarsly diced apple to the pot and give it a stir from time to time. Sweat together with the onion ginger mix. Add fresh chopped chilli or chilli flakes if you want. Sweat for another 5 minutes.

You can now add a chopped Pumkin. It is your choice if you wanna use a Butternut, Iron Pumkin,cinderella, Red Kuri or any other kind of pumpkin.

Stir in the pieces of pumpkin and after 5 minutes add veg stock. Cover the content of the pot with stock and bring to the boil.

When the Pumpkin gets soft( after 15-20 min) get a stab mixer and blend all to a soup.

Season with salt and pepper and taste-

if you miss garlic just squeeze in a clove. I usually miss Garlic.

If you like the taste, keep the soup warm and roast some Pumpkinseeds in a frying pan until they have some colour.

Serve the soup to a bowl and sprinkle the seeds on it, followed by a teaspoon heavy cream and a drizzle of Pumpkinseed Oil. Chopped freshparsley is always nice for colour and flavour 🙂 Enjoy!!

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