Slow Cooker Pumpkin + Apple Soup

Slow Cooker Pumpkin + Apple Soup


Another recipe today from the Halloween get together last week using pumpkin flesh from my carvings this year and lots of spice! I cooked this in the slow cooker, but there is no reason why you can’t make it on the hob.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin + Apple Soup

Serves 8-10

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized pumpkin, peeled, seeds removed and cut into 1″ chunks
  • 1 potato, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium white onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cooking apples, peeled, cored and cut into chunks
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 450ml vegetable stock
  • 2 tsps ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • Milk or cream to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Turn your slow cooker to high.
  2. Place the prepared pumpkin, potato, onion, apples and garlic into the slow cooker.
  3. Pour over the vegetable stock.
  4. Sprinkle over the spices and give everything a stir.
  5. Cook on high for 4 hours.
  6. Using a hand held blender, whizz everything until smooth and season if desired, with salt and pepper.
  7. Turn slow cooker to low until ready to serve.
  8. You can thin the soup out with milk or cream.