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Carrot Ginger Pumpkin Soup

Indulge in a symphony of autumnal flavors with my Carrot Ginger Pumpkin Soup. This velvety blend of sweet carrots, earthy pumpkin, and zesty ginger promises a warm embrace on chilly days. Get ready to savor the essence of the season in every spoonful of this comforting soup.

Total Time
45 min
Difficulty
Easy
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Ingredients for 4 Servings

  • 500g carrots, peeled and chopped
    500g pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, and chopped
    1 onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and grated
    1 liter vegetable broth
    400ml coconut milk
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    Salt and pepper, to taste
    Fresh coriander leaves, for garnish
    Toasted pumpkin seeds, for garnish

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    15 min
  • Cooking Time
    30 min

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Method
    1. Prepare the Vegetables:
      • Peel and chop the carrots and pumpkin into medium-sized chunks. Chop the onion, mince the garlic, and grate the ginger.
    2. Sauté Aromatics:
      • In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent. Add minced garlic and grated ginger, and cook for another minute until fragrant.
    3. Add Carrots and Pumpkin:
      • Add the chopped carrots and pumpkin to the pot. Stir well to coat the vegetables with the aromatics.
    4. Add Vegetable Broth:
      • Pour in the vegetable broth, ensuring that the vegetables are submerged. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the carrots and pumpkin are tender.
    5. Blend the Soup:
      • Use an immersion blender to blend the soup until smooth and creamy. Alternatively, transfer the soup to a blender in batches and blend until velvety.
    6. Add Coconut Milk:
      • Stir in the coconut milk and continue to simmer for another 5-10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    7. Serve:
      • Ladle the Carrot Ginger Pumpkin Soup into bowls. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and toasted pumpkin seeds for added texture and flavor.
    Pro Tips
    • Ginger Infusion: For a stronger ginger flavor, infuse grated ginger in hot olive oil before adding vegetables.
    • Texture Balance: Blend until smooth for a velvety texture; leave some chunks for added depth and rustic charm.
    • Creative Garnish: Experiment with toppings like crème fraîche, roasted chickpeas, or a dash of cinnamon for a gourmet touch.
    • Make It Ahead: This soup tastes even better the next day. Refrigerate and reheat gently for intensified flavors.

Notes

Calories per Serving:
Approximately 180 calories (may vary based on specific ingredients used). Savor the goodness without compromising on taste.

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