Grandma’s Pumpkin Soup

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Grandmas Pumpkin Soup

Not sure what to do with that pumpkin flesh after scooping it all out for your Jack-o-lantern? Use it to make Grandma’s Pumpkin Soup of course! Or try one of the other pumpkin recipes on my blog!

Grandma's Pumpkin Soup

Grandma's Pumpkin Soup

Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour


  • 750g pumpkin, peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 2 carrots, coarsely chopped
  • 2 onions, cut into wedges
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large potato, sliced
  • 1 litre water
  • 2 or 3 cubes vegetable stock, crumbled
  • 250ml double cream
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
  2. Place your pumpkin, carrots and onions in a roasting tin. Drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven for 40 minutes, until soft but not charred.
  4. In the meantime place the water and crumbled stock cubes into a large saucepan and using a medium heat, bring to the boil.
  5. Cook the potato in simmering water, for about 20 minutes until soft.
  6. Add the potato and water mix to the roasted vegetables and blend in a food processor until smooth. Return to pan and place on a low heat stirring in cream, nutmeg, pepper and salt.
  7. Heat gently to serve.

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