Pumpkin soup

servings4
1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500g of organic pumpkin
  • 1 bunch of thyme, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 75g of unsalted butter, diced
  • 500ml of chicken stock
  • oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • crusty bread

Method

1
Place the pieces of chopped pumpkin, thyme and butter in a foil parcel. Bake at 190˚C/ Gas mark 5 for an hour or until the pumpkin is soft
  • 500g of organic pumpkin
  • 1 bunch of thyme
  • 75g of unsalted butter
2
Discard the thyme. Sweat the onion in a little oil until soft, add the baked pumpkin pieces, chicken stock and bring to the boil.
  • 1 large onion
  • 500ml of chicken stock
  • oil
3
Blend until completely smooth in a high powered blender. Pass through a fine sieve and adjust the seasoning
  • salt
  • pepper
4
Serve the hot soup with some crusty bread
  • crusty bread